An earth tremor was reportedly felt in parts of Durban, just after 8.30pm last night, reports the Rising Sun Chatsworth.
Northglen News reported that residents living in uMhlanga, Glenwood, and Pinetown all reported feeling the tremor, which lasted around seven seconds. This is the second tremor to be felt in KZN this year. In February, a 3.1 tremor magnitude tremor was felt by residents.
A number of residents took to social network sites to share their experiences and #DurbanTremor started trending on Twitter.
Earth Tremor in KZN: anyone else felt It and where?
Public Servant News Network KwaZulu Natal.
— Public Servant (@PublicServantKN) August 18, 2016
— IG:@gwej_life (@gwej69) August 18, 2016
— Zinitha Sithole (@ZeeSizzle) August 18, 2016
Did anyone else feel that light tremor? #DurbanTremor
— Mawande Nzama (@MawandeTheBrand) August 18, 2016
— Sibusiso Sithole (@Some1recogns) August 18, 2016
— Thembeka Dlungwane (@TDteemie) August 18, 2016
— Keyura Singh (@KeyuraSingh) August 18, 2016
– Caxton News Service