Earth tremor felt in parts of Accra
Earth tremor felt in parts of Accra

Sunday's Earth Tremor in Accra was 3.6 in Magnitude - Geological Survey

The Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GGSA) says Sunday's [November 12, 2023] earth tremor in parts of Accra had a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale.

The GGSA in a press statement issued on Monday said the tremor was a minor event and was not expected to cause damage.

Residents in Weija, Nyanyano, Adenta, Bortianor, and other parts of Accra Central felt the tremor at around 7:20 a.m.

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This was not the first time these areas in particular have experienced tremors.

"The epicentre of the tremor is about 7 kilometres off Weija (5.5318 N, 0.2933 W) in the Greater Accra Region, with origin time at 07:17:51am.”

The GGSA has advised residents to remain calm and to report any further tremors to the authority.

Attached below is a copy of the statement from GGSA:

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