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Earthquake in Ghana: Earth tremor rocks Accra, surrounding areas

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Parts of the Greater Accra, Central Region and their surrounding areas have experienced earth tremors.

The phenomenon which took place at about 10:40 pm Wednesday, June 24, 2020, occurred three times in the space of 10 minutes.

The tremor recorded a magnitude of 4.0 with a 10.0-kilometre depth.

earthwake ghanaSome 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.

Some Ghanaians have also taken to social media to share their experience.

Who experienced the earth tremor at 10:50pm.

Really shook our building like bad

— Saddick Adams (@SaddickAdams) June 24, 2020
Yoo is anyone else experiencing the earth tremor or it’s just at my place cos adey shake 😂

The thing has happened twice ei.

— Kelewele Joint 🍟 (@Ankamagyimi) June 24, 2020

Who felt that earth tremor? Sparked 3 times.

— mutombo🤯 (@MutomboDaPoet) June 24, 2020
Earth Tremor three times in few minutes. Hmmm. Who else experienced it? #earthTremor

— Ewura Abedu-Kennedy (@KendraAbedu) June 24, 2020

I’m at McCarthy hills and this earth tremor scaring me. It’s happening right now as I’m typing. #earthtremor

— Apartment Therapy (@apt_therapy) June 24, 2020
Third Earth Tremor in Accra under 15 minutes.
That fault line from McCarthy Hill through to the Accra Central where there was a major earthquake in 1939 must be shifting.#Ghana #Accra #earthtremor

— Dominick 💢 (@nickhotor) June 24, 2020

Can someone please press the DELETE BUTTON so we just delete the year 2020 already 😭😭#earthtremor By June Accra

— Kwasia Bi Nti 🇬🇭🇨🇦 (@KroboLastborn) June 24, 2020
Who else felt the earth shake?

— Serwaa Amihere (@Serwaa_Amihere) June 24, 2020
Was it just my house or did the earth just shift!!!…🥺 #earthquakes #earthquakeaccra #earthtremor

— klekleli dzidzienyo (@kelleevele) June 24, 20


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