Tremor rattles parts of Gauteng, North West

According to the US Geological Survey, the epicenter of the tremor is 8km from Stilfontein in the North West.

A screengrab of the tremor in the Stilfontein area. Picture: US Geological Survey.

JOHANNESBURG - An earth tremor has been felt in parts of Gauteng and the North West on Monday morning.

According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the tremor is 8km from Stilfontein in the North West.

Data from the USGS shows that the tremor was felt at 5.08am local time, with initial measurements recorded at a magnitude of 5.2, at a depth of about 5km.

Residents in Randburg, Bedfordview, Kempton Park and Randfontein have described feeling the tremor.

"I felt the tremor in Centurion," one woman recounts.

"The tremor was felt as far as Rustenburg in the North West," a man told Eyewitness News.

"It wasn't something major though," another man said.

Johannesburg Emergency Services says they are monitoring the aftermath of the tremor felt in parts of the city.

The service's Robert Maluadzi: "At this stage, there are no damages that have been reported or any injuries. We will monitor the situation throughout the day to see if there are any reports that may have come through."