South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg was hit with a 5.0 magnitude earthquake early Sunday morning, Reuters reports.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake happened at 0038 GMT at a depth of 10 kilometres (6 miles).
The report said some Johannesburg residents reported feeling tremors.
One of the residents wrote on Twitter, “Earth tremor in Johannesburg. Longest and strongest I have felt! Went on for about 30 seconds, it felt like.”
However, security risk and crisis management consultancy Crisis24 said there were no records of damage or casualties as a result of the earthquake.