Bed shake during Jozi quake

This is according to the United States Geological Society. According to reported the tremor shook the ground beneath residents as they slept at around 1.15am.

The USGS’ Dale Grant said, “Earlier today we recorded a 4.6 magnitude earthquake 12 km west off Orange Farm, we consider it a shallow event.”

The tremor was felt in Auckland Park, Craighall, Hyde Park and other areas of Johannesburg.

@MapsMaponyane said on twitter “In other news, the Earth got excited for Friday too, with reports of another tremor in the early hours of the morning…”

While @Samsoneezy said, “Another slight tremor today. What’s up with quakes in South Africa. World’s coming to an end.”

This tremor comes one month after a 5.6 magnitude shake claimed the life of one person and injured 17 others, affecting mostly the North West province.

Did you feel the shake this morning? Tell us where you felt it!

Want more? Read our previous stories here:

More tremors could follow quake

Expert – Tremor, not earthquake in Jozi

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