Cape Town hit by second tremor on Sunday

Cape Town hit by second tremor on Sunday

A second tremor hit parts of Cape Town on Sunday morning.  

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This follows a 6.2 magnitude tremor that was recorded in Cape Town on Saturday night at around 7 pm.

Executive manager of Applied Geosciences at the Council for Geosciences Dr David Khoza says a second tremor was recorded on Sunday morning. 

“Later on, this morning we recorded another event which is a smaller magnitude at around 2.3 and occurred at North Durbanville in the Western Cape”. 

Khoza added that people should not fear the possibilities of higher magnitude of earthquakes.  

“There is no cause for concern and these earthquakes happens all the time and we record them on 24-hour basis, the Council for Geoscience has monitoring stations the entire country and this gives us information on earthquakes immediately after they happen.

“We have not received any reported damages and these are fairly small events and for now there is no call for concern.”


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