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Latest earthquakes in South Africa (past month)

Earthquake list: past 30 days (6 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plot
Updated: Fri, 28 Feb 19:04 UTC (GMT)
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Sat, 22 Feb 2020
Sat, 22 Feb 19:06 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info](2097 km) South Africa
I FELT IT
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Stilfontein (6.1 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Roof was shaking. Lasted a few seconds. Was unusually loud.
Klerksdorp / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(6.2 km NW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
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Mon, 17 Feb 2020
Mon, 17 Feb 20:53 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info](2028 km) South Africa
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(141.1 km S from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): It woke me up house shaking we live in vaaloewer on the vaal river 30km from vdbiljpark
Lone Hill, Johannesburg -26.0232 28.0259 / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Hurlingham Manor, Sandton / MMI III (Weak shaking): At around 23:00 I heard and felt a vibration that caused a board leaning against a glass door to vibrate for a fair while. One other family member who was sleeping felt it. Another who was awake did not notice it.
Johannesburg (South Africa) (78 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Items on table vibrated, Liquid in glass showed ripples. Lasted 5 - 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Merafong City (South Africa) (8 km N from epicenter)(no details): Woke up frightened! The bed trembled! (via EMSC)
Merafong City (South Africa) (8 km N from epicenter)(no details): Woke up in middle of night, almost fell out of bed, got a huge fright! The bed trembled! (via EMSC)
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Thu, 13 Feb 2020
Thu, 13 Feb 13:49 UTCM 3.0 / 10 km - [info](2092 km) Lesotho (South Africa)
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Wed, 12 Feb 2020
Wed, 12 Feb 10:39 UTCM 3.0 / 10 km - [info](1909 km) South Africa
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Mon, 10 Feb 2020
Mon, 10 Feb 17:13 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km - [info](2025 km) South Africa
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(4.4 km SW from epicenter) / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(44.8 km SW from epicenter) / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Thu, 30 Jan 2020
Thu, 30 Jan 21:46 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km - [info](2205 km) South Africa
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Virginia free state / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Sandton / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Grayston drive small tremors everyday
Virginia / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 4.6*10^10 J (12.7 MWh / 10.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]

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