A moderate earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 struck Johannesburg, South Africa.
The epicenter of the earthquake was approximately 17 km southeast of Johannesburg.
The tremor was widely felt not only within the city but also throughout the entire region.
No casualties or significant damage to property were reported.
A comparison was made to another recent earthquake in the West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Earthquake preparedness and safety measures were emphasized.
Creating an emergency plan, securing furniture, and stocking essential supplies were recommended.
Educating and raising awareness in the community about earthquake safety was highlighted.
Earthquakes in Johannesburg are relatively rare but it is important to remain prepared.
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