Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - Orange Free State, 290 km southwest of Pretoria, South Africa, on Thursday, Jan 13, 2022 at 11:06 pm (GMT +2) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Jan 00:28 UTC: First to report: CGS after 3 hours.
|Date & time||Jan 13, 2022 21:06:17 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, Jan 13, 2022 at 11:06 pm (GMT +2)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||28.011°S / 26.744°E (Lejweleputswa District Municipality, Orange Free State, South Africa)|
|Antipode||28.011°N / 153.256°W|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||CGS (Council for Geoscience, South African National Seismograph Network)|
|Nearby towns and cities||134 km (83 mi) NNE of Bloemfontein (pop: 463,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
290 km (180 mi) SSW of Pretoria (Gauteng) (pop: 1,619,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.2||10 km||South Africa Region||CGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.