Magnitude 5.0 quake hits S. Africa’s largest province

Magnitude 5.0 quake hits S. Africa’s largest province




Updated 1 hour ago ·
Published on 11 Jun 2023 5:50PM ·





Residents across Gauteng province in South Africa say they felt the tremor and some posted pictures on social media showing minor structural damages of walls. – Facebook video grab, June 11, 2023.

A 5.0-MAGNITUDE earthquake on Sunday struck near Johannesburg, shaking buildings across South Africa’s most populous province, the Unites States Geological Survey reported. 

The tremor struck at 2:38 am (0038 GMT) around 10 kilometres below the surface, the USGS said.


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