- Reports indicate that there were three tremors within a span of 10 minutes.
Parts of the Greater Accra, Central, and Eastern regions of Ghana were on Wednesday night, June 24, 2020, hit by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake.
According to several news portals, including graphic.com.gh, the quake occurred around 10:40 pm.
Reports indicate that there were three tremors within a span of 10 minutes.
Social media reports indicate that residents of Gbawe, McCarthy Hill, Kaneshie, Tesano, Dansoman, Lapaz, Achimota, Santa Maria, Adenta, Weija, Madina, Kwabenya, East Legon, Nsawam, Koforidua, Swedru, Dodowa, and Tema among others all felt the quake.
So far, there hasn’t been any reports of major injuries or damages.
The USGS (United States Geological Survey) recorded a magnitude of 4.0 at 10: 53 pm at Gbawe in Accra.
Several Ghanaians took to Twitter and Facebook to share their experiences, below are a few:
Who experienced the earth tremor at 10:50pm.— Saddick Adams (@SaddickAdams) June 24, 2020
Really shook our building like bad
This small Earth tremor in Accra, see what a Level 400 of UG wrote on her WhatsApp timeline— Kwame Kyei (@themakosam) June 24, 2020