Accra experiences moderate earth tremor
On Monday morning, there is a mild earth tremor of magnitude 4.0 in Accra, the capital of Ghana.
Most areas of Accra experienced a light earth tremor on Monday morning (December 12, 2022).
The epicenter was situated 10 kilometers from Gbawe in the western region of Accra.
The event, which occurred on December 12, 2022, at 11:53 am local time, repeated again in a span of five hours.
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The first one happened at 6:53 in the morning, again in Accra’s western region, 10 kilometers from Gbawe.
The seismic activity had a magnitude of 4.0, making it one of the biggest earthquakes ever recorded in Ghana, according to the Android Earthquake Alerts System.
A team of experts has been sent to the epicenter to gather information, it was informed when Graphic Online contacted the Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GSSA) for official information on the tremor.
Isaac Nwinbelle, the director of the GGSA, informed Timothy Ngnenbe of Graphic Online that a team of experts had been sent to Weija to the earthquake monitoring station there in order to gather information on the most recent tremor.
There are ongoing earth earthquakes in Weija.
The Graphic Road neighborhood in Accra was among those areas to feel the tremor.
Many commercial operations take place in Accra’s Central Business District (CBD), particularly near the Bank of Ghana area. According to several eyewitnesses, some people were observed attempting to walk away from buildings into safety in this area.
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