Tremor rattles Durban

Earthquakes are fairly common in Peru but this one hit at a shallow depth of eight kilometres Sunday night so damage could be heavy near the epicenter.

A tremor measured at 3.7 occurred in Durban on Thursday.

DURBAN - A tremor has shaken up Durban on Thursday at 13:19:24.  

The tremor measured at 3.7 on the Richter's scale according to the Council of Geoscience.

It is thought to have lasted between three to four seconds.

Social media users reported feeling it in Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Ballito, Port Shepstone and Hibberdene.

There have been no reports of any damage.