A tremor has been felt in Klerksdorp.
- A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Klerksdorp area on Friday night.
- It struck at around 20:23 to the east of Klerksdorp.
- Residents, who took to Twitter, described it as strong.
A 3.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Klerksdorp area in North West on Friday night, the Council for Geoscience said.
Spokesperson Mahlatse Mononela said it struck at around 20:23 to the east of Klerksdorp.
Residents, who took to Twitter, described it as strong.
?? BREAKING: Multiple reports of TREMOR in large parts of Gauteng at around 20:23 on Friday!!!
— Gauteng Weather (@tWeatherSA) January 8, 2021
Further information was not immediately available.
Last year, a series of quakes shook parts of the country, including Cape Town.
The council has a form that can be completed by people who felt the quake to help them pinpoint the effect it had.
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