According to reports, several residents in parts of Cape Town felt a tremor on Saturday evening.
This was due to a 6.2-magnitude earthquake off the coast of southern Africa according to the National Centre for Seismology. The earthquake reportedly occurred 1918 km SSE of Cape Town, at around 5:10 pm. With its epicentre at a depth of 10 kilometres.
Residents are urged to report any potential impacts of the tremor to the City of Cape Town’s Public Emergency Communication Centre by dialing 021 480 7700 from a cellphone or 107 from a landline.
There have been no tsunami warnings or reports of damage.