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5.3 Earthquake Shakes Johannesburg

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 hit South Africa on Tuesday, shaking buildings in Johannesburg and killing one person in a nearby town. The U.S. geological agency says the earthquake was centered six kilometers east of Orkney, a gold-mining town about 170 kilometers southwest of Johannesburg. Emergency workers say a man in Orkney died when a wall collapsed on him.  Mine shafts in the area were evacuated but there were no injuries reported from underground. South Africa...

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