Durban - An earth tremor shook the KwaZulu-Natal coastal regions on Saturday morning.
Thousands of people took to social media websites, reporting they had felt the tremor from as far south as Margate up to Richards Bay in the north, and as far inland as Pietermaritzburg.
There was no official information immediately available from the Council for Geoscience on what had caused the tremor or what the strength of the tremor was. There were also no immediate reports of any damage from the tremor which had lasted about two seconds.
KwaZulu-Natal emergency medical service (EMS) spokesman Robert McKenzie said that according to their information the tremor stretched from Stanger down to Port Shepstone and inland to Pietermaritzburg.
He said that there had been no immediate reports of injuries as a result or damage.