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General Disclaimer

Earthquake information published on the Council for Geoscience Website (“the Website”) is obtained from waveforms recorded by smaller localised networks of the South African National Seismograph Network which are aimed at monitoring the seismicity in and around the mining regions more accurately. The focus on the mining regions is to assist in the understanding of seismicity in those regions as it poses a danger to lives as well as continued economic operations. The information provides both the automated and analysed assessment of earthquake parameters. Viewers of the Website are cautioned that the parameters shown are considered preliminary, unless otherwise indicated. Users are cautioned that the intended purpose and use is exclusively for information and that the Council for Geoscience does not accept liability arising from use of or inferences made from the information as published on the Website.

listed events

The following table lists the seismic events recorded by the Council for Geoscience where “origin time” indicates the date and time (in UTC) on which the event occurred; “Latitude” and “longitude” indicate the geographical coordinates of the location of the event in decimal degrees; “Magnitude” indicates the local magnitude (Ml) calculated for the event; “Magnitude Type” indicates preliminary determined local magnitude “M” (this may differ from the final magnitude); “Reviewed” indicates whether or not the event has been analysed and reviewed by a seismologist (“Y”) or if it is an automatic location (“N”) which has not been analysed; “Location” provides a link to view a map of the location of the event.

origin time latitude longitude magnitude magnitude type reviewed location
2021-04-09 12:35:54 -26.400 27.487 1.9 M Y View location
2021-04-09 10:52:57 -26.896 26.712 0.7 M Y View location
2021-04-09 10:27:38 -26.410 27.621 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-09 07:36:34 -26.376 27.618 1.4 M Y View location
2021-04-09 07:26:15 -26.379 27.619 2.5 M Y View location
2021-04-09 07:25:19 -26.372 27.614 1.2 M Y View location
2021-04-09 07:10:07 -26.366 27.618 3.5 M Y View location
2021-04-09 06:35:17 -26.418 27.674 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-09 03:10:40 -26.402 27.625 1.3 M Y View location
2021-04-08 21:14:05 -26.408 27.576 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-08 21:07:11 -26.439 27.594 1.2 M Y View location
2021-04-08 17:26:47 -26.416 27.675 0.8 M Y View location
2021-04-08 16:43:46 -26.409 27.524 1.8 M Y View location
2021-04-08 15:58:57 -27.014 26.606 1.5 M Y View location
2021-04-08 09:37:16 -26.417 27.675 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-08 06:34:13 -26.899 26.747 1.4 M Y View location
2021-04-08 04:12:08 -26.386 27.617 1.4 M Y View location
2021-04-08 00:29:45 -26.935 26.809 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-07 22:13:16 -26.901 26.734 1.6 M Y View location
2021-04-07 22:00:39 -26.902 26.734 1.9 M Y View location
2021-04-07 19:25:29 -26.224 27.945 1.2 M Y View location
2021-04-07 18:46:32 -26.442 27.451 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-07 17:33:59 -26.964 26.820 0.6 M Y View location
2021-04-07 17:03:56 -26.390 27.394 2.1 M Y View location
2021-04-07 17:00:44 -26.413 27.435 1.4 M Y View location
2021-04-07 16:46:09 -26.968 26.828 1.2 M Y View location
2021-04-07 16:44:08 -26.398 27.626 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-07 16:43:04 -26.439 27.593 1.4 M Y View location
2021-04-07 16:20:28 -26.423 27.491 1.4 M Y View location
2021-04-07 16:19:34 -26.472 27.425 2.2 M Y View location
2021-04-07 13:43:46 -26.422 27.598 0.7 M Y View location
2021-04-07 09:06:43 -26.439 27.604 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-07 07:18:08 -26.886 26.709 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-07 05:28:45 -26.419 27.678 0.8 M Y View location
2021-04-07 05:04:53 -27.018 26.598 0.5 M Y View location
2021-04-07 04:54:18 -27.016 26.608 1.8 M Y View location
2021-04-07 02:46:22 -26.423 27.507 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-07 00:44:11 -26.408 27.606 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-07 00:00:06 -26.407 27.619 0.7 M Y View location
2021-04-06 20:40:49 -26.964 26.822 1.4 M Y View location
2021-04-06 20:36:12 -26.239 27.977 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-06 20:16:00 -26.425 27.592 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-06 18:50:30 -26.967 26.825 1.6 M Y View location
2021-04-06 17:39:15 -26.404 27.627 1.7 M Y View location
2021-04-06 17:34:45 -26.412 27.612 0.7 M Y View location
2021-04-06 17:17:40 -26.438 27.584 2.1 M Y View location
2021-04-06 17:12:03 -26.907 26.715 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-06 17:04:26 -26.216 27.771 1.6 M Y View location
2021-04-06 16:56:48 -26.431 27.388 2.7 M Y View location
2021-04-06 16:47:32 -26.434 27.515 0.9 M Y View location