Social media was abuzz with reactions to an earthquake that shook facets of Gauteng on Friday morning.
The Council for Geoscience acknowledged preliminary files indicated the earthquake measured 3.5 magnitude on the Richter scale.
It struck Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, at 6.32am on Friday.
“At this point it does seem love the earthquake happened in a mining space. More minute print of the true quandary are being gathered,” acknowledged spokesperson Mahlatse Mononela.
She acknowledged the council would plan back a assertion with elephantine minute print in a while Friday.
Alarmed residents grew to develop to be to social media to share their tales of “surviving” the quake and gaze reassurance that they weren’t the finest ones who had felt the earth shake.
“Earthquake” was rapidly the most stylish topic on Twitter, with hilarious memes and jokes also shared.