Accra, Kasoa, other parts of Ghana experience earth tremor

Accra, Kasoa, other parts of Ghana experience earth tremor

- Parts of Ghana have been hit by an earth tremor on the night of Wednesday, June 24, 2020

- The tremor which occurred around 10:50 pm affected many areas in Accra

- Other nearby towns to Accra like Kasoa, Winneba, Senay Breku, Dodowa, among others also experienced the tremor

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Residents of parts of Accra and adjoining towns to the nation's capital have been left horrified after an earth tremor hit parts of Ghana.

Accra, Kasoa, other parts of Ghana experience earth tremor

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The tremor which struck on the night of Wednesday, June 24, 2020, between 10:45 pm and 11:00 pm, affected areas such as Dansoman, Achimota Mile 7, Spintex, and North Kaneshie in Accra.

Other affected areas which reportedly experienced the tremor were Ashaley Botwe, Adentan, Kwashieman, Amasaman, Tema, Gbawe, Kokrobite and McCarthy Hill.

Some residents from East Legon, Ablekuma, Ashongman Estate, Tetegu, Sowutuom, and Mambrobi Sempe have also confirmed they experienced the tremor.

Outside Accra, places like Dodowa in the Greater Accra region, Kasoa, Winneba, Awutu and Senya Bereku in the Central region and Suhum-Akrabo in the Eastern region also experienced the tremor.

Since the tremor, many residents in the affected areas have lost their sleep and rushed outside their homes.

Meanwhile, Nicholas Opoku, a senior Seismologist has advised Ghanaians to expect more tremors this year.

He told TV3 on Thursday, June 25 that the expected earth tremors will not lead to earthquakes, however.

In this regard, YEN.com.gh has compiled tips on what to do during tremors/earthquakes.

According to the National Geographic website, there are three basic actions to take during a tremor or earthquake - drop, cover, and hold.

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