Many Cape Town shared on Twitter that they weren’t sure if it was an earthquake or tremor they felt.
Cape Town residents were left in shock on Saturday night, 26 September after some parts of the city experienced the tremors of a strong earthquake.
According to the US Geology Survey, the offshore earthquake was a magnitude of 6.2 and originated 1,600km south-east of the country at the depth of 10 km.
The National Center for Seismology in India also confirmed that the earthquake was 6.2 magnitude.
Social media users weren’t sure if it was a tremor or an earthquake they felt.
#earthquake My grandchildren one day will never hear the end of how i experienced and survived an earthquake in Cape Town in the middle of a worldwide covid19 pandemic. This is one for the books
— Pelumi_Nk???????? (@NkagiM_) September 26, 2020
Earthquakes?? In Cape Town? pic.twitter.com/5n3UbdIyZr
— snowflake smasher 86 (@pseudomaaj_) September 26, 2020
Anyone else get that wave blast in cape town a few seconds ago?
— Mokaulengwe (@mickey_K_G) September 26, 2020
— tracey saunders (@curiousgyrl) September 26, 2020
— Minister of God’s Plan ???????? (@SimthembileMab3) September 26, 2020