Earthquakes in South Africa since 1950The strongest earthquake in South Africa happened on 09/29/1969 in the region Cape Province with a magnitude of 6.3 on the Richter scale. The shifting of tectonic plates in a depth of 32 km resulted in 12 deaths.
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K
. Several data have been summarized and translated.
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