Earthquake Details

Orkney, South Africa 4.8m Earthquake, Sunday Jul. 17 2022, 11:19:31 AM

Orkney, South Africa Earthquake

The USGS has reported a 4.8 magnitude earthquake has struck 12 km ESE of Orkney, South Africa on Jul. 17 2022, 11:19:31 AM, at a depth of 10 km. There were no significant injuries or damage reported at this point, Friendly Forecast will update this report as events unfold.

Did you feel it?

10 others have felt the Orkney, South Africa earthquake and have since reported it. See below for the response locations and intensities.

Community Internet Intensity Map for the Orkney, South Africa 4.8m Earthquake, Sunday Jul. 17 2022, 11:19:31 AM
Community Internet Intensity Map

Responses Location Shaking Distance
2 Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa WEAK 153 km
3 Klerksdorp, Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa LIGHT 24 km
5 Potchefstroom, Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa LIGHT 46 km

Did you feel the 4.8 Orkney, South Africa earthquake? If you felt the quake you can report it here to the USGS.

Other Imagery and Data

GEO Community Internet Intensity Map for the Orkney, South Africa 4.8m Earthquake, Sunday Jul. 17 2022, 11:19:31 AM
GEO Community Internet Intensity Map

Intensity vs Distance Plot for the Orkney, South Africa 4.8m Earthquake, Sunday Jul. 17 2022, 11:19:31 AM
Intensity vs Distance Plot

Responses vs Time Plot for the Orkney, South Africa 4.8m Earthquake, Sunday Jul. 17 2022, 11:19:31 AM
Responses vs Time Plot


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