• Earthquake tremor felt in Garden Route

    An earthquake caused mild tremors along the Garden Route at around 16:15 yesterday afternoon. The tremors were felt in Kynsna, Plettenberg Bay, George and even as far afield as the Langkloof. Residents reported walls and floors of houses shaking, while light damage to property has been reported from Twee Riviere in the Langkloof. The following […]

  • Impact studies at Thyspunt flawed

    The methods used to determine earthquake risk at Thyspunt in the Environmental Impact Study are scientifically flawed according to leading seismology experts. A serious reassessment of the earthquake hazard to Koeberg, which lies about 8km from the offshore Milnerton Fault is also required according to geotectonics expert Chris Hartnady. Hartnady, an international expert on geotectonics […]

  • Big Earthquake off South African coast

    Fears that the Southern coast of Africa could have been affected by a Magnitude 5 earthquake that occurred yesterday proved to be unfounded. The earthquake took place 2 130 km south of South Africa between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth yesterday morning shortly before 6 AM. It is estimated that the seismic activity took place […]

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