At about 10:40pm yesterday June 24, 2020, parts of the Greater Accra, Central Region and their surrounding areas experienced earth tremors. It was reported that this earthquake in Ghana occurred three times in the space of 10 minutes.
According to reports from MyJoyOnline, a Ghana-based news website, some residents of Osu, Ablekuma Manhean, Kaneshie, Achimota, Adenta, Circle, Kokomlemle, Accra New Town, Legon, Dansoman, Kasoa, Haatso, Kwashiman, Teshie, Nungua, McCarthy Hill among others said they felt the movement.
Other Ghanaians have also shared their experience on Twitter:
Victor Asemota, a Nigerian tech investor living in Ghana also tweeted about this earthquake in Ghana:
A report from VolcanoDiscovery says the Ghana earthquake had a magnitude of 4.0 with a 10.0-kilometre depth. This is regarded as a ‘light earthquake’. Earthquakes measured between 4 and 4.9 on the Richter scale fall in this category and generally cause no damage.
Whew, chale. 2020 really came prepared.
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