Explosion in South Africa on September 04 2018 03:18 AM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Safety General emergency and public safety
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Severe Significant threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number EX-20180904-64505-ZAF
Event type Explosion
Date/Time September 04 2018 03:18 AM (UTC)
Last update September 04 2018 03:26 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level High Damage level
Affected area Local event : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent Africa
Country South Africa
County / State State of Western Cape
Area Rheinmetall Denel Munition
Settlement Cape Town
Coordinate -34.06, 18.78
Open Location Code: 4FQWWQPG+3H   Jump here

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 8
Injured person(s) 8
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0