Some parts of Accra to experience earthquake soon - Geological Service warns

Some parts of Accra to experience earthquake soon - Geological Service warns

The Ghana Geological Survey Authority has warned that some parts of the country could soon experience an imminent earthquake.

This follows episodes of tremors which hit some communities in the capital, Accra.

Reports indicate that, last Sunday’s earth tremor lasted a few seconds.

Some parts of Accra to experience earthquake soon- Geological Service warns

Some parts of Accra to experience earthquake soon- Geological Service warns Source: Supplied
Source: UGC

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According to the senior seismologist at the Geological Survey Authority, Nicholas Opoku, residents living around the affected areas should be worried.

He said the signs that have been picked up by the geological services was not encouraging.

“We have been talking about earthquakes all these while. The fault systems that give rise to these earthquakes are active and they can give a big earthquake in future which can be disastrous- Opoku," he said.

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Among the affected areas were Kasoa, Weija and Gbawe in the Ga South Municipality.

"Just experienced an Earth Tremor in the Weija/Mccarthy Hill area," a resident wrote on Facebook.

"My heart just missed a couple of beats. I felt it in my room this morning and I nearly run out of the room," .

He further called for people living in earthquake prone areas to be evacuated immediately to prevent any misfortune.

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