Earthquake: Residents troop out after earth tremor hits Accra, Kasoa, other parts of Ghana (video)

Earthquake: Residents troop out after earth tremor hits Accra, Kasoa, other parts of Ghana (video)

- Accra and other parts of Ghana has been hit by an earth tremor on Wednesday, June 24, 2020

- Residents were left in fear after the tremor which occurred just before 11:00 pm

- A video has popped up showing how some scared residents in the affected areas rushed out of their homes

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Parts of Ghana has been hit by a heavy earth tremor leaving many residents in fear and shock at the same time.

Earthquake: Residents troop out after earth tremor hits Accra, Kasoa, other parts of Ghana (video)

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As already reported by YEN.com.gh, the tremor which struck on the night of Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 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

A video has popped up showing some very scared residents trooped out of their houses to keep a vigil on the streets.

In the video sighted by YEN.com.gh show the elderly, children, nursing mothers with their children, among others standing on the street.

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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