Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in South Africa

An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 occurred in South Africa, the epicenter lay at a depth of 5 km and was located 8 km from the nearest settlement.

Stilfontein, South Africa
8.6 km (5.3 mi) S
Population: 93,110
Orkney, South Africa
10.9 km (6.8 mi) NE
Population: 145,801
Klerksdorp, South Africa
12.1 km (7.5 mi) SE
Population: 178,921
Viljoenskroon, South Africa
36.8 km (22.9 mi) NNW
Population: 54,955
Johannesburg, South Africa
150.6 km (93.6 mi) WSW
Population: 2,026,469

South Africa is a state in the southern part of the African continent. In the north, it borders Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, in the northeast – with Mozambique and Swaziland.

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