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Tremor of 3.5 magnitude hits Westonaria, Gauteng

The epicentre was located in Westonaria, said the Council for Geoscience.
The epicentre was located in Westonaria, said the Council for Geoscience.
Image: 123rf/ Jerry Rainey

The Council for Geoscience has confirmed that an earthquake was felt in Westonaria, approximately 51km southwest of Johannesburg, on Tuesday morning.

The tremor was recorded at around 6.33am.

The earthquake registered a preliminary 3.5 on the local magnitude scale as recorded by the SA Seismograph Network.

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