Africa (Xinhua) -- A 6.5 magnitude
earthquake was registered in the of Botswana capital Gaborone at
7:40 p.m. on Monday.
According to the U.S. Geological
Survey, the earthquake struck at a depth of 11 kilometers in a
relatively remote region of Botswana, which is about 230
kilometers northwest to the capital.
No damages and injures has been reported.
The quake was also felt in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban
of South Africa.
Johannesburg emergency services spokesperson Robert Mulaudzi
said the tremor was felt around 7:45 p.m., and two buildings
were evacuated as a safety precaution.