Quake info: Light mag. 3.5 earthquake – 4.3 km southwest of Boksburg, South Africa, on 2021-07-30 06:34:52 SAST (GMT+02:00)

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Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (14.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like a heavy truck revving it’s engine in the next room. Lots of shaking but no displacement of objects. | 9 users found this interesting. 

  • I felt it as well in randburg it shook the walls and windows. So scary

Florentia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was lying in bed and felt like the bed was moving like a ship. My husband and son where standing and didnt feel it as much | 4 users found this interesting. 

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Felt the whole ground shaking as if a huge ship landed on ground or something. All windows rattled quite bad foe about 10 sec | 3 users found this interesting. 

Johannesburg (19 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : The building I live in was shaking. It was brief but it almost felt like the building was about to collapse | 3 users found this interesting. 

Boksburg (7.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : North to South Movement …it felt like 2 Movements 1 and then another one 2 to 3 seconds | 4 users found this interesting. 

Orange Grove (16.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Vibrating and shaking, my bed and windows where shaking thought someone hit my window with a car or something | 2 users found this interesting. 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (6.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Everything shook from the building to my windows and cupboards, even my bed vibrated. I am on the 1st floor. | One user found this interesting. 

Tedstoneville germiston south africa (3.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : Everything was shaking dogs are going mad the houses roof started shaking badly some pieces of the roof inside sounded like it was going to fall put | One user found this interesting. 

Vosloorus Gauteng (14.3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 15-20 s : Felt the roof and the house shaking with the sound of almost like very strong thunder | 3 users found this interesting. 

Alberton / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Biggest shake ever I felt in gauteng. | 3 users found this interesting. 

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (8.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking that woke me up, nothing falling off walls etc. I thought it was a mine fall that we used to experience in Gauteng. 

Centurion, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (39.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s : I was in my study. The desk shook visibly and our bird went crazy in her cage. My first experience ever, whilst being awake and aware of what was happening. 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The ground were shaking and a bit crackling sound in the roof and windows vibrated but it’s less then the shakes off mine bumps 

Reiger Park Boksburg (0.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : House moved side ways left and right. Windows and everything were shaking. It wast the worst I felt in 40 years 

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was sitting on the end of the bed and it fell lick on of the kids jumped and rolled across the bed then the windows shock a little 

Mayberry Park, Alberton (14.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I heard a sudden bang and my entire house shook from one side to the other, with a rumbling trailing off into the distance. 

Edenvale (14 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : I felt it twice. I thought that maybe there was a big truck passing on the road as we are close to the main road 

Dewetshof (14.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I could definitely hear the rumbling and the windows vibrating but not much actual shaking of the physical structure 

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s : Mild trammer. Felt it coming n wen it came it was like it was passing through n heading else were. bedfordview 

  • Felt like something removing my roofing

Oakdene Johannesburg (17.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I’m was in bed sleeping and the bed started shaking I jumped up and heard the windows rattling, shocking but not bad 

Marlands Germiston South Africa (58.7 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Fairly strong vibration that made me think that perhaps there was an explosion somewhere within our surrounding areas. 

In bed looking at my diary for the day (34.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : The doors and window rattle violently, the floor seemed uneven. i first thought it was a sink hole. Was very scared. 

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : We were om first floor and there was a rattling noise with vibration from ceiling. Thr bed was also vibrating like you are driving on an unpaved road. It happened twice within short time 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Heard what almost sound like an explosion accompanied by feeling the earth tremor and windows rattle. 

Home. Morningside. Johannesburg (25.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : A “pop” followed by a shaking motion of the building in a North/South direction for about 30 seconds. I was lightly sleeping and the motion was enough to startle me. An existing crack in the house has opened up slightly. 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (3.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 15-20 s : Single bang like an explosion, felt like an upwards vertical movement of the aerh. With a rolling rumbling tremor, diminishing in intensity 

Benoni (13.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The shaking woke me up. Felt like the ground was moving and my guitars hanging on the wall were shaking but didn’t fall off the wall. 

Bedford view Johannesburg (13.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : My bed was moving and objects and windows were shaking. The building felt like it was swaying. This was felt in the ground floor and first floor of the structure 

Oakdene, Johannesburg (18.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Vibration moving through the house. Large enough to shake us in the bed with a rattle through the house. 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (2.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : Felt like the rocks were rolling under me. The biggest earth tremor I have felt in the past 13 years. 

Germiston (3.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I was fast asleep then suddenly I was awaken by a loud noise like thunder accompanied by serious shaking and my windows crackled and vibrated 

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : I got woken up by something that sounded like a distant explosion, then felt an impact through my bed and thereafter constant non-stop shaking that slowly disappeared over a few minutes, I remember mistaking my heartbeat for the vibration 

Randburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (26 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Felt a lateral shake and some rattling afterwards in our 1st floor apartment in Linden JHB (high altitude) at about 06:33 on Friday 30 July 

Edenvale (13.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Paintings in my walls were shaking. I was in my bed and felt the vibrations. Sound was quite loud. The sound continued long after the vibrations ended. As if a train was moving away from us. 

Alberton (12.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : The entire house and ground shook sand windows were vibratjng amd there was a siren that was going off for about five minutes prior to the earthquake 

Johannesburg South Africa (30 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : At 06:35 there was a rumbling noise and then the house made creaking noises and it sort of rumbled from one side to another. I could feel a vibration as it rumbled past. (reported through our app) 

Alberton (12.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : It woke me up as the bed began to vibrate and the whole walls of my 3 story flat began to shake. I started to hear my neighbours talk about it insteatly as they went outside. We don’t really ever get quakes here but this one was bad as we don’t live near any oceans. 

Brackenhurst, Alberton (15.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Heard a huge rumble that sounded like an aeroplane but louder. Minor shaking experienced in the house 

20 Mercurius street (9.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : My entire apartment was shaking, the windows were rattling. It last for about 8 seconds | One user found this interesting. 

Benoni (8.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The sofa was shaking and there was a rattling sound | One user found this interesting. 

Brakpan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Definite movement of objects back and forth. Caused pets to react as well. Caused definite awareness. 

wadeville, 40 snapper road / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Our workshop building shook, i went outside to ask if anyone else felt the same thing, security and staff outside the building felt the same shaking and vibration. 

Brackendowns, Alberton, Johannesburg / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Was in bed when we felt it. Bed shook. Also sounded like a car with big exhaust was starting.Havent felt anything like that since I left the Free state 14yrs ago 

Primrose Germiston / not felt : Our whole building shook we could see it n feel it. There was a rumbling sound too didn’t last long bit felt like time stood still 

Elspark, Germiston / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Intense few seconds, felt like an underground mine blasting. Everything shook for a few seconds. Dogs went mad. Alarms going off. Birds scattered out of trees into the air. 

Drinking coffee in bed / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Was drinking coffee when I hear a rattle as if a loud super car starting, then quick vibration which shoke the window for least that 2-3 second. Water beside my bed started rippling. 

Mulbarton / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : It was bit scary. At the time my toddler was at my back, and I was preparing my 10 year old son for school. I just found myself holding my 10 year old son. It reminded me of what the earthquake movies. But we are well. 

Primrose Germiston Johannesburg / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I heard a rumble then the vibration and then the rattling going through the house followed by the rumble sound moving away 

Johannesburg / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I was still in bed. So I felt the rattling and vibration and felt the flat was shacking. Just for one to two seconds. for those who were in it fully it sound very scary. 

Primrose hill / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Felt like a strong vibration that started in the upper floors of the house and vibrated downward and dissipated 

Witfield Boksburg / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : The bed shook, the headboard bounced off the walls and the windows rattled! The boom was quite loud and the rumble seemed to go right underneath my house! Scary stuff! 

Klapper Avenue, Edleen, Kempton park / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Was in my home office, and my bookshelf shook/vibrated for for a few seconds. Objects on the bookshelf actually out of original place. 

Germiston / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s : I was sleeping on the bed then immediately l heard big sound which was accompanied by the shaking of the house, the walls of the house vibrated and the bed shaked. Was terrified 

Kempton Park / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : I was actually sleeping. The next thing my bed was shaking and the cupboards were making a rattling sound. 

Bassonia / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Light shaking, I was still sleeping at the time and thought I was dreaming until a friend confirmed they felt it too 

Primrose Germison / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : The rolling vibrations woke me up and alarmed my animals. Felt a bit scary not knowing if the ground could possibly give way, the ground rumbled for a few seconds then stopped. 

Brackenhurst Alberton / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s : The entire house shock, carried on shaking. I flew out of bed. I truly got a massive fright, it continued much longer than a usual earth tremor. My bedroom walls are high with windows high above my bed. The walls certainly shook 

Alberton Verwoedpark / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Dogs going mad just before my alarm for work. Haha was confused at first then i realized what was going on. 

FARRAMERE BENONI / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Felt like a ripple run through the house. Vibration / tremor for approx 5 seconds. Windows rattled noticeably. At 06:34 CAT. 

Oakdene, Jhb South / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : It could also been an accident on high way. Did not think it was an earthquake. Only after a few minutes though it could also been an explosion. I was still in my bed. 

Alberton / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I taught I was dreaming It was actually scary it felt like room was just shaking on its own unti I asked my parents and they felt it too 

Alberton Verwoerdpark / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : Shaking house,floor,windows with the sounds of a roaring massive storm. Could still hear it once the shaking stopped . 

South hills, Johannesburg / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : It woke me up, got louder and louder with more and more vibrations then it went away all within about 6 seconds 

Boksburg, Dawn Park / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : We have a lot of tremors in the area because of the mines, that definitely didn’t feel like a tremor. It was stronger, longer & more intense. 

Benoni / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : The house and windows started to vibrate quite strong. There was a loud rumble noise aswell. Lasted about 10 – 12 seconds. 

Edenvale / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : Sounded like an explosion in the distance, then rumbling sound, ground and house shook terribly. After wave passed roof was still vibtating. House has zinc roofing 

Boksburg / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I watch watching TV, felt the couch vibrate than I looked at my coffee on a chair and it was shaking looked that the sliding door it was rattling. Felt it between 5 and 7 seconds 

Germiston / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : I was on my bed, I just heard something vibrating strange I even woke up to check cz I thought it something fell on me 

Boksburg / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I was so scared felt like somebody had placed a bomb outside it was too extreme my heart is still beating 

Benoni / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The earthquake woke me up from my sleep and lasted for about 10 seconds. Things were rattling and making quite a bit of noise. 

Brakpan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Hear a low rumbling noise, felt the ground beneath my feet move. Though for a minute like i consumed too much alcohol. Windows vibrated, ceilings moved, so much that there came dust out of it. My dog literally shat himself, and is still in a state of shock. Scary feeling 

Edenvale, Gauteng, South Africa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I was lying in bed and heard a low rumble and felt the whole house vibrate for a couple of seconds, as if it was on top of a giant washing machine on spin cycle. 

Ridgeway jhb / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Felt like vibration n I wasn’t sure wat exctly it was.. Just felt this rolling vibrations under n ceiling creaking 

Vosloorus / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Started by boom like something very huge just hit the ground cauzing the house to vibrate then followed by scary and intense vibration felt like everything in the house was shaking 

Springs / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was very mild. I heard rumbling then my bedroom cupboard creaked then my bed shook a bit and passed on. 

Atlasville Boksburg / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Windows and things vibrated. Sounded like a plane coming over very low. Felt slight vibration under feet 

Winchester hills, johannesburg / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Was in garage and around 06h36 equipment such as ladders and cupboards started rattling for about 10s 

Brackenhurst Alberton / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s : The entire house shock, carried on shaking. I flew out of bed. I truly got a massive fright, it continued much longer than a usual earth tremor. My bedroom walls are high with windows high above my bed. The walls certainly shook 

Primrose Hill, Germiston / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : There was a rumbling and rattling. My dog was so perplexed for those 3 to 4 seconds as I was looking at him. 

Johannesburg / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was a vibration like the one that would be caused by a heavy truck if i lived in a shack, i had a bottle of water on my night stand the water vibrated for quite some time 

Kempton park / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like the whole building was shaking ,I woke up from my sleep and woke my husband but I think it only took a few seconds 

Germiston / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Felt like I was waiting for a big bang or something to happen…. Never felt it for such a long period of time. 

Atlasville, Boksburg. / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Still in bed. Felt like the house was shaking. Didn’t last long. Few seconds. Bit of a rumbling afterwards. 

Roodepoort / not felt : My colleague on TEAMS told me about it as it happened. I am about 50km away from Boksburg and didn’t notice anything here. It could have dissipated by the time it reached here as to be unnoticeable. 

Johannesburg Turffontein / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s : I heard the rattling loud sound & what shocked me was my bed shaking but I could hear after few seconds the loud sound it sounded as if it’s getting lighter & the bed stopped shaking 

North of South African / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : I was still asleep and all of a sudden my bed started shaking roughly and at first I thought maybe it was my siblings playing tricks on but when I opened my eyes there was no one else but me in the room and I got scared when it ended I just sat in bed as I was scared that maybe it was a foreshock and there was going to be another but I after a few minutes I felt brave enough to go check on everyone in the house and they said they felt it as well. 

Rembrandt Park / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : I was praying on my prayer mat, the entire building started shaking, definitely felt the tremor. Even the birds outside started making a noise and flew away. 

Bedfordview / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The quake was quite light. Was still in bed so it was pretty quiet so easy to recognise. Just some shaking and rattling for a couple of seconds. My labradors were giving me the stare – the – mum – wtf is that  

Bedfordview / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The quake was quite light. Was still in bed so it was pretty quiet so easy to recognise. Just some shaking and rattling for a couple of seconds. My labradors were giving me the stare – the – mum – wtf is that  

Boksburg South Africa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Windows and roof shaking everything in our household was shaking and you can hear the Vibration from where you sitting. 

Alberton, Mayberry Park / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : A light vibration & I heard rattling throughout the house. Was a bit scary as I don’t know what could cause it. 

Kempton park / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : It felt like rolling and shaking for about 5 seconds, and there was a fairly loud rumbling sound for about 20 seconds. 

Houghton / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : I was sitting in the mosque after prayers and I definitely felt it, sounded and felt like a truck passing, I even looked at the chandelier to see if it was moving and thought to myself that this feels like a tremor 

Edenvale / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating : Thought it was something in my roof and then my dogs started barking and everyone on my chat group mentioned they felt it. 

Drinking coffee in bed / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Was drinking coffee when I hear a rattle as if a loud super car starting, then quick vibration which shoke the window for least that 2-3 second. Water beside my bed started rippling. 

Alberton / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : The foundation of the house sounded as though it lifted. I woke up as I felt the bed move while I was sleeping in it. 

Elma park, Edenvale, 1609 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : It felt like an extremely strong wind but the house shook and creaked enough to make me slightly anxious. 

Wychwood, Germiston / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Initially thought something fell or was running on my roof and then heard my cupboards shaking too. My dog started barking aggressively at the cupboards thinking something was inside it. 

Norkem Park / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : It sounded like a “stuck door” was pulled open, but the vibration sound was heard, I was laying down in bed, the bed shook, and the windows vibrated, I heard the sound of the windows vibrating…my daughter was in the bathroom, she said the mirror in the bathroom shook, and the floors and toilet seat vibrated as well 

Boksburg / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating : I felt it but formed part of my dream, only when others spoke about it, i realised it wasnt just in my dream 

New Redruth, Alberton / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Biggest tremor felt to date. Quite loud and lots of rattling. Walls were vibrating/moving quite heavily. Was on top floor of house so probably felt worse than on ground level. 

Brakpan / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Was sleeping and the shaking woke me up. Lasted for about 10 seconds. Have never felt if like this before. 

Katlehong / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s : At the beginning the shake was strong but slowed down abit towards the end however, it lasted quite long. 

Noordwyk / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : A pulse of vibration and then a vibration of windows, my bed and my shower sliding doors. Only for about 5-6 seconds 

Jane Mzwagwa,Johannesburg,Orange Grove / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Initially I thought it was a bird hoveting until I felt my bed moving.That is when I knew it was a tremor 

Johannesburg / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : I stood still for a while cause it’s my first time experiencing it and few minutes after that I looked out of the window.. Had a shaking. Vibrational feeling 

Bideford Avenue Robertsham Johannesburg south / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : We live on the 1st floor. Our apartment atartinh shaking and rattling. The ground felt very uneasy ans moving. Didnt last too long but felt strong. 

Hazel park, germiston / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : There was like a thunder and rattle. Felt the entire roof rattle almost like it was going to cave in. Lasted almost 4 seconds 

Meyersdal alberton area / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s : Our windows were rattling beds and furniture were moving. It was loud and lasted approximately 20 to 30 seconds! Very scary 

Saxenburg, Boksburg, 1458 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Heard a rumbling sound and suddenly felt the flat I am staying which is on the 3rd floor shaking almost as if a kar drove into the building some glasses slide around but no glasses or windows cracked. 

Bruma North / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : It felt more like a vibration and I could hear rattling in the ceiling.. Almost felt like the roof was going to cave in. 

Sunward Park in Boksburg (3.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A big bang followed by windows shacking almost to the level I thought the would Crack. Windows continued to shake for more than a minute after as I was literally standing before them. | One user found this interesting. 

Vosloorus / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was scary felt the shakes in bed and I thought the walls were going to fall in, it startled the baby who was breastfeeding, woke my sister up. | One user found this interesting. 

Mondeor / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Felt the house shaking as if the roof will collapse. It felt like a huge truck was driving pass causing the house to shake for a very short time. I traveled to another direction | One user found this interesting. 

Rhodesfield / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 20-30 s : I felt vibrations in my bed, the wardrobe shaking vigorously | One user found this interesting. 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (9.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Saw some stuff shake and i felt the shake under my feet 

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (3.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Light rumbling, but strong enough to wake a heavy sleeper 

Tembisa, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (21 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 5-10 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (23.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s

near Lindley, Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality, Orange Free State (173.9 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (6.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (20.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (8.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

near Vereeniging, Sedibeng District Municipality, Gauteng (39.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (17.5 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

Brakpan, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating : The earth  

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (16.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (20.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Vibrations, windows rattling like a big truck sped past 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 20-30 s

near Vereeniging, Sedibeng District Municipality, Gauteng (41.8 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe

Midrand, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (30.2 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (21.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (9.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Randburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (26.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The noise sounded like my geyser or an appliance was faulty and made the walls shake a but 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (6.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Bump, then loud rattling and vibrating 

Brakpan, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (17.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

26 km of Grabouw, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape (1271.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (14.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating : House was shaking for nearly a minutes. 

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s : House was shaking .. swimming pool water looked like small waves .. tables was shaking 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (3.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (17.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s : . 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (3 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Centurion, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (42.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

Brakpan, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (14.3 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s : My bed shook – was clearly noticeable. 

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (25.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : Vibrating and rattling of objects 

Randburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (23.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : No we didnt, we are very close to Sandton City 

Diepsloot, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (34.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Fourways heard the rumble 

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Tembisa, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (20.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / very short

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (13.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s : Windows rattled mostly. Thought it was hectic wind 

Midrand, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (24.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

near Heilbron, Fezile Dabi District Municipality, Orange Free State (113.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

near Springs, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (26.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Latest few seconds. 

Randburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (22.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke me up! 

Centurion, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (41.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : . 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (1.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt shaking, had a few items fall over, but didn’t last long. 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (6.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s

brakpan (23 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : light shaking 

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (13.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I didn’t feel anything. 

Witfield (5.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Tembisa, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (19.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s

Dalview, Brakpan (11.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Kempton park (16.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing 

near Lindley, Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality, Orange Free State (181 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Slight shudder and a thud type of noise 

Rensburg, Heidelberg, Gauteng (35.4 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Pretoria, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (61.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Bedfordview (10 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

4 haweswater st. Rietvalleirand (43.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s

Boksburg, Ravenswood (4.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Single shake which caused multiple vibrations. 

Johannesburg (32.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing felt in the northern suburbs (reported through our app) 

Bartlett, Boksburg (8.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s

Brakpan (9.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (14.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Benoni (13.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

Sitting on my bed in a double story home (18.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was like shakings the house literally shook on the second shake I knew it was an earthquake. 

Forest hill Johannesburg (18.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s

Edenvale (487.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Light shaking, water and coffee had waves in bottle and cup. 

Edenvale (14.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Rattling and vibrations 

Actonville, Benoni (31.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Scared 

Elspark Germiston (620.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I thought the house is going down 

Randburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (30.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Birchliegh North Ext 2 (22 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted about 2 – 3 seconds scary 

Johannesburg South (164.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s

Edenvale (12.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (13.4 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (6.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s

Alberton (11.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Woke me up. 

Parkhurst (24.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Windows rattling and shaking for 2-3 seconds 

near Krugersdorp, West Rand District Municipality, Gauteng (44.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : vibrations and lateral movement 

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short : Earth shudder which shook our house 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

ELANDSPARK (11.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (3.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging

Linmeyer (16.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (17.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (13 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s

Vosloorus (12 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt the house shaking, whilst laying in bed. 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Yes 

near Paris, Fezile Dabi District Municipality, Orange Free State (110.1 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex rolling (tilting in multiple directions) : I’m at katlehong, i felt this earthquake this early morning. It wasn’t scary and didn’t take long. 

Tembisa, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (19.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : A thunderers sound and shaking of house and the doors 

Heidelberg (33 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Loud noise and vibrating. Woke me up from my sleep 

North of Pretoria (61.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Winchester Hills Johannesburg (20.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake

Kempton park gauteng (11.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Bom sound , then shaking of walls and everything inside.. 

5 Klipkoppes street,Brackendowns (17.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating

Witkoppie Ridge (8.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Boksburg (5.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (3.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe : Floors and wall cracked 

Germiston (19.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Alberton (9.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Randburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (22.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : The noise and shaking woke me 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (1.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Windsor East Randburg, was awake and did not feel the quake. 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s

33 km of Warmbaths, Waterberg District Municipality, Limpopo (119.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (14.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt a bit nervous vibration seemed to go on for a while. 

Alberton (1.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (2.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Like our house was being pushed by a huge truck and tge windows made sounds. 

Liefde en vrede (18.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I was asleep when it happened . My I could feel the bed vibrating in my sleep 

Randhart (12.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Everything vibrating and then nothing 

Rustenburg, Bojanala Platinum, North-West (107.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Brackendowns (15.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s

Dalview Brakpan (456.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s

Home (16.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s

JOHANNESBURG (18.5 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 5-10 s : I 

Verwoerdpark (8.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Bushkoppies (31.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (20.6 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Primrose east (7.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Woke me up. I felt shaking and vibrations. Hears the mirror vibrating/shaking. 

Soweto (27 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I heard a noise, I thought it was a plane and the bed shaked a bit 

Randburg (29.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

The Hill, Johannesburg South, South Africa (16.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Biggest one I’ve felt in my 55 years 

Germiston (9.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (19 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 20-30 s : No shaking, just a rumbling sound 

Verwoerdpark Alberton (14.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (16.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Inanda, Sandton (21.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Klippoortjie Boksburg (5.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s (reported through our app)

Roodepoort, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (36 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Liefde en vrede (19.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s

Alberton (12.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (6.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

Johannesburg (16.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating : It started with the windows rattling and then everything in my bedroom shook. 

Brackendowns, Alberton (17.2 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt like mine blasting in the area 

Kempton Park (17.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : My bar chair was vibrating and I heard a very strange sound around the house 

near Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (22.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Sandton (12.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s

Boksburg (19.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (17.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Springs (23.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s

Brackenhurst (16 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Boksburg East (3.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Meyersdal (14 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Sandringham (15.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Germiston (8.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Brackendowns, Alberton (16.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s

Nelsonia, Midvaal (44.7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Kempton Park (20.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (17.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : It came with a rumbling sound too. 

Eikenhof (24.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Mirrors shook. We were upstairs and everything moved. We heard a deep rumbling noise. 

Springs, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18.5 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / very short

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (23.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short

Johannesburg, highway gardens, germiston (12.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (23.3 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s

Boksburg (6.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Edenvale (12.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s

near Balfour, Gert Sibande District Municipality, Mpumalanga (64.8 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s : Was scary sounded like a bomb exoding 

Brackenhurst (15.4 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : My windows started vibrating. It woke me up 

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (13 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s (reported through our app)

Kempton Park (35.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating : Kempton Park 

Johannesburg (38.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s

Saxonwold, Johannesburg (19.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Elandspark (11.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (0.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : My house is solid.Some reports on my what’s app Community groups though… Albertville Johannesburg 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (3.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt quite strong! Was a rolling tremor throughout the house 

Johannesburg, Bezuidenhout Valley … South Afric (15.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Vibration that seemed to move from W to E could hear it as it moved along. 

Tembisa, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (20.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s

Benoni (13.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s

Alphen Park Benoni (9.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 15-20 s

near Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (22.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short

Boksburg (3.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s

Randburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (26.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Nothing, northcliff 

Alberton, Gauteng, South Africa (15.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (22.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating

Shannon Ave Bonaero park (14 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Scary 

Winchester hills (22 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Ver scary 

Bailleul street delville germiston (5.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 1-2 s : Loud noise of shaking, vibrating like rolling at the same time 

Benoni, Gauteng (9.6 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Lambton (5.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Woke up from my sleep 

Sleeping in bed (16.4 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s

Boksburg (5.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Highlands North, Johannesburg (17.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I was sitting on my home office desk and I felt my desk and chair vibrate for 3 – 5 seconds at 6:35 

Mulbarton (18.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

South Africa Katlehong (17.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : The roof and Windows were shaking 

Houghton estate (19.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Shaking. Woke me up. 

Boksburg Van dyk Park (6.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 10-15 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 1-2 s : A blast-like sound, very loud, and shaking of the bed I slept on. Movement also felt like sinking 

Boksburg (6.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : N/A 

Vosloorus (14.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vertical swinging (up and down) / 1-2 s : It woke me from sleep felt like the bed is going up and down 

Mulbarton (19.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s

Beyers Park Boksburg (6.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.6 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (8.3 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : 6:35 am earth quake +- 3sec 

Sandton (17.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : I thought someone was pushing my bed. I was jolted off sleep 

Freeway park Boksburg (3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Worst I’ve felt in Boksburg- lived here 45 years 

Brakpan, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I was woken up by the house shaking and sound of windows vibrating. 

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (13.6 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : My walls and roof shook, lots of creaking as well 

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Woke a heavy sleeper 

Linksfield, johannesburg (15.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke me up, dogs were displeased 

Randburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (28.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (14 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (8.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Florentia Alberton (9.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 5-10 s : I was in bed, then I felt everything in the room shaking 

near Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (23.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt

Johannesburg (13.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s

Boksburg (2.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : It was scary… 

East rand (7 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Felt 

Johannesburg (19.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Very short tremor , shaking 

Heidelberg (31.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s

Germiston (5.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Lenasia (39.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump : I was laying in bed felt a light rattling shaking. 

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (23.6 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s

near Heidelberg, Sedibeng District Municipality, Gauteng (27 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (8.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 20-30 s : Shaking of housse 

Midrand, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (27.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short

Kempton Park (17.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I felt nothing 

Robertsham, Johannesburg South (21.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Our bed shook and the windows rattled 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (13.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Benoni farrarmere (12 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Beyers Park (59.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Alberton (19.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : I was as though you could hear the rumbling coming closer before you felt the shaking 

Alberton, Gauteng (14.8 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating

Alberton (13 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Johannesburg (23.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 30-60 s

Heidelberg Gauteng (30.9 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 10-15 s

Marais road Bedfordview (11.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Heavy shaking of our block of flats 

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (16.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s : It was quite significant 

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (21 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (9.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Brakpan, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Whole house shook, window were shaking and items displaced from my desk 

Gresswold, johannesburg (18.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short

Lyttelton, Centurion (43.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Bedfordview (12.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating

Johannesburg (14.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Just felt a shaking and rumbling and jumped out of bed. Wondered what that was. 

Edenvale (15 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

57 eeuwfees street (13.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Woke me up 

Boksburg (7.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Esther Park Kemptonpark (17.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Intense 

Farrarmere Benoni (10.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Freeway Park, Boksburg (16.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short

Sunset acres (24.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (16.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s

Bassonia (1.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Floor shook/rattled, windows shook and our chandelier 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (9.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Randburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (25.2 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 2-5 s

Elspark Germiston (3.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s

Boksburg (5.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : It woke me up it felt like the house was falling 

Eastleigh (12.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Johannesburg (11.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : My entire house shook 

Centurion, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (44.6 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s : Sat at table. Just pushed my chair back and felt it through my legs 

Illovo (21.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / 5-10 s : My bed was shaking, i felt it in my back 

Alberton (13.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Shaking that lasted about 30sec 

Germiston (7.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : Woke up from verything in the house shaking,doors windows etc 

Meredale (24.4 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (17.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (4.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s : A loud bang with a sharp shake 

Glenvista (18.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Brackendowns (18.7 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Surprise 

Birchleigh, South Africa (19.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (21.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

Johannesburg (32.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

KEMPTON PARK (788.4 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (8.7 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s

Klopper (10.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / very short

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (14.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Light shaking 

Meyersdal (14.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Bonaero Park (12.9 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : N/a 

Liefde en vrede (18.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s : A tremor 

Johannesburg, Kensington (68.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (14.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s

Elsburg, Germiston (3.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Bedfordview (10.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I felt the earthquake 

near Tembisa, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (17.4 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (9.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (7.7 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s

Lenasia south (40.9 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Rumbling roll sound 

Alberton (11.6 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Felt a strong tremor, rattling of windows and glass, cats were afraid. 

Kempton park (12.9 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s

Katlehong (16.4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Minor vibration 

Brakpan (11.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : 3 second low noise rumble (reported through our app) 

Eastleigh Ridge , Edenvale (14.4 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Tembisa, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (20.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / vibration and rolling / very short

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Lying in bed could notably feel the building vibrate, on the third floor 

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (13.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Beyerspark (8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / complex motion difficult to describe / 5-10 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (9.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s

Edenvale (12.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating

Glenvista Vorster Avenue (18 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating

Tembisa, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (20.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Germiston (11.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (11.4 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : The house was rattling, windows rattled 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Freeway Park (1 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Strong vibration 

Alberton (16.8 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Windows ratyltling and roof/house vibrating. Thought there were people running on the roof. 

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (16.8 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Witfield (6.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (18 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s : I shook in bed 

Bomsb (2.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 10-15 s : One massive bang… no rumble… no aftershock 

Boksburg (18 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Wychwood germiston (10.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 2-5 s

Craighall (24.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (5.5 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Scared as the windows and door and floor vibrating and shaking 

Elandspark (12.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Witfield, boksburg (6.5 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Woke up from windows sounding like they were falling out and car alarms going off 

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (14.2 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : It was stronger than a usual earth tremor 

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.3 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 20-30 s

Edenvale, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10.8 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)

Symhurst (9.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s : Felt it, was the longest one yet 

Senderwood (14.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Brakpan (26.3 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 10-15 s

Johannesburg Orange grove (16.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : My bed was shaking 

Brackendowns (16.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Bedfordview (10 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

Bedfordview (10.1 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

Alberton (17.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Johannesburg South (23.2 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Boksburg (1.9 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Boksburg Klippoortje South Africa (6.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (24.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling / very short : I felt it in Crosby 

Verwoerdpark, Alberton, gauteng (9.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : I actually got a fright! It was the biggest earthquake i have ever felt 

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (9.1 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

Almond rd, primrose,germiston, jhb (7.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Was woken up by tremor, and my african Grey falling off his perch 

Greenstone (15 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Bruma, johannesburg (13.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s : Could hear door knobs shaking and felt vibrating as if A large vehicle was passing by 

Eden Glen, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (12.7 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating

Brakpan, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15.1 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Was in bed and felt the bed and house shaking. Quite a intense shaking. 

Oakdene, Johannesburg South (17.5 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : The windows vibrated 

Benoni, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15.8 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)

Bedfordview (11.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : As per above picture 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Glen Marais (19.7 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Didn’t feel anything 

Bordeaux Randburg (27.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Glenvista (18.7 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

Glenvista Johannesburg (17.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (13.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 20-30 s

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (19.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 20-30 s

Kempton Park (18.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : Was lying in bed and felt like someone bumped the bed. Heard some creaking too. 

Impala Park Boksburg (9.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s

Bedfordview (11.5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s

Sky City (21.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Bonaero park (14 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating

Alberton (39.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was a shaking that woke us from our sleep 

Robertsham (22.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (3.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Crown Gardens (22.3 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / very short : . 

Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (21.9 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s

Pomono (13.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s

Edenvale (11.8 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s

Ridgeway (22.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

Bedfordview, Gauteng South Africa (11.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Loud rumbling,shaking. Ground moved in a jolt. 

Alberton, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (15.4 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s

Kem (19 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s : It just felt like the house shook for a second 

Mount Pellan drive Glenvista. Johannesburg Souther (17.3 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s

Boksburg, Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng (10.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Floors and windows shaking in office building 

Bedfordview (12 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s

Elspark, Germiston (3.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A single large thump with rumbling thereafter. 

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