Tremor leaves KZN a little shaken

Reports suggest that the 3.7 magnitude earthquake was felt as far as Port Shepstone on the South Coast to Durban.

FILE: A seismograph takes readings of an earthquake. Picture: AFP

DURBAN - A tremor that lasted about 10 seconds was felt in KwaZulu-Natal just before 1:30 pm on Thursday.

No major health hazards were reported but several people took to social media to share their experiences.

Reports suggest that the 3.7 magnitude earthquake was felt as far as Port Shepstone on the South Coast to Durban.

Emergency Care spokesperson Garrith Jamieson: "No physical injuries were reported to the rescue control centre, however, it is believed that due to an earthquake in the Philippines we did feel a tremor in and around Durban and the surrounding area."