NATIONAL NEWS - Social media was in a flurry after a small tremor shook through Durban on Thursday. People from the coast (uMhlanga and Durban North) and as far inland as Hillcrest reported feeling the tremor.
This was the fourth tremor in Durban since 2016.
One was on 6 February, 2016, then 18 August, 2016 and another on 3 April, 2017.
The Council for Geoscience SA confirmed that a 3.7 magnitude earth tremor occurred 72 kilometres south of Durban at 1.19pm.
Following the tremor, the South African Weather Service has urged residents to share their experiences with the Council for Geoscience.
“We are receiving a lot of reports of a tremor that was felt in KwaZulu-Natal. Please contact @CGS_RSA to inform them about it as they deal with this type of phenomenon,” said the SAWS on social media.
According to the Earthquake track website, the tremor that hit KwaZulu-Natal was a magnitude of 4.3 with epicentre 44km inland from Port Shepstone.