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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
2021-04-06 16:45:03 -26.969 26.822 1.3 M Y View location
2021-04-06 16:43:06 -26.983 26.808 1.4 M Y View location
2021-04-06 16:33:07 -26.442 27.435 1.6 M Y View location
2021-04-06 16:19:34 -26.461 27.429 1.3 M Y View location
2021-04-06 12:19:06 -26.450 27.516 1.2 M Y View location
2021-04-06 10:32:29 -26.231 28.234 1.5 M Y View location
2021-04-06 06:08:15 -26.417 27.673 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-06 02:45:32 -26.255 27.981 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-05 19:36:00 -26.871 26.783 0.5 M Y View location
2021-04-05 19:12:30 -26.405 27.621 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-05 17:56:57 -26.400 27.629 0.7 M Y View location
2021-04-05 16:11:08 -26.420 27.681 0.7 M Y View location
2021-04-05 15:55:54 -26.871 26.788 0.8 M Y View location
2021-04-05 14:36:15 -26.419 27.673 0.6 M Y View location
2021-04-05 08:58:20 -26.376 27.615 1.4 M Y View location
2021-04-05 04:06:59 -26.409 27.690 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-05 01:33:34 -26.906 26.706 2.1 M Y View location
2021-04-04 23:48:44 -26.427 27.594 0.8 M Y View location
2021-04-04 15:53:45 -26.417 27.683 0.6 M Y View location
2021-04-04 10:41:47 -26.449 27.445 1.6 M Y View location
2021-04-04 07:17:28 -26.445 27.372 2.1 M Y View location
2021-04-04 06:13:20 -26.909 26.740 0.8 M Y View location
2021-04-04 04:22:16 -26.243 28.235 2.3 M Y View location
2021-04-04 03:20:38 -26.894 26.802 0.6 M Y View location
2021-04-04 03:18:58 -26.908 26.804 0.6 M Y View location
2021-04-04 00:19:58 -26.435 27.608 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-03 20:42:38 -26.446 27.587 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-03 19:15:55 -26.417 27.677 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-03 17:51:48 -26.417 27.676 0.6 M Y View location
2021-04-03 17:42:58 -26.408 27.619 0.8 M Y View location
2021-04-03 17:42:56 -26.408 27.621 0.5 M Y View location
2021-04-03 17:19:10 -26.223 27.785 1.6 M Y View location
2021-04-03 16:30:55 -26.428 27.376 1.3 M Y View location
2021-04-03 16:00:01 -26.433 27.606 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-03 15:54:39 -26.419 27.626 0.8 M Y View location
2021-04-03 06:18:01 -26.233 28.236 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-03 06:14:55 -26.230 28.245 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-02 17:06:25 -26.893 26.830 1.7 M Y View location
2021-04-02 16:36:45 -26.416 27.617 0.8 M Y View location
2021-04-02 16:07:18 -26.417 27.673 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-02 15:26:55 -26.401 27.613 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-02 14:00:02 -26.413 27.523 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-02 10:35:16 -26.444 27.587 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-02 07:33:40 -26.905 26.832 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-02 05:51:40 -26.950 26.769 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-02 05:26:35 -26.902 26.725 1.0 M Y View location
2021-04-02 04:09:48 -26.426 27.679 0.9 M Y View location
2021-04-02 03:38:33 -26.257 27.987 1.1 M Y View location
2021-04-02 03:06:26 -26.973 26.812 1.2 M Y View location
2021-04-02 00:36:08 -26.428 27.470 0.9 M Y View location