Strong tremor felt in parts of SA
Johannesburg - An earth tremor was felt in Johannesburg and other parts of the country shortly after midday on Tuesday, according to reports.
A number of Twitter users took to the social network to share their experiences of the tremor.
Reports indicated the tremor was felt in other parts of the country, as far afield as Bloemfontein and Durban.
According to a tweet, the tremor measured 5.3 on the Richter scale.
Please tell me I wasn't the only one to feel that tremor that just shook my house in Joburg. My Mac is still shaking.— Gus Silber (@gussilber) August 5, 2014
Long tremor in Bedfordview, shaking building and creating notices from the building— McIntosh Polela (@toshpolela) August 5, 2014
I feel the earth move...under my feet #tremor— Bruce Whitfield (@brucebusiness) August 5, 2014
The number of areas which seem to have been affected by tremor is quite astonishing.— Alex Eliseev (@alexeliseev) August 5, 2014
And Botswana “@GuguMaduna: Wait, the tremor was felt in Durban also?!”— Lefentse Mothiba (@Spafee) August 5, 2014