- Some areas in Ghana's Greater Accra Region experienced a moderate earth tremor on Sunday, November 12, 2023
- People in suburbs such as Ashongman Estates, Abelemkpe, Gbawe Zero, and many others have confirmed they felt the movement
- YEN.com.gh gathered some of the comments of netizens who took to X, formerly Twitter, to recall the experience
Parts of Accra experienced moderate earth tremor, which lasted a few seconds on Sunday, November 12, 2023, at about 7:20 am.
The magnitude of the tremor is yet to be made public, but it has generated a lot of buzz on social media. So far, no incidents of injuries or damages to properties have been confirmed.
Residents in Ashongman Estates and Abelemkpe have confirmed they felt the earth tremor.
Several people who experienced the moderate quake have taken to X, formerly Twitter, to recount their experience.
Reactions to Accra tremor
YEN.com.gh captured some of the comments of netizens on social media.
Gbawe Zero, it felt like the building moved.
Amrahia and I felt it.
Airport Residential Area.
Yh, I felt it about 5minutes ago. But I was wondering what it was
Earth tremor hits McCarthy Hill, Weija, Tetegu, Kasoa, and others
In 2022, YEN.com.gh reported that residents in parts of Accra, including Weija, McCarthy Hill, Tetegu, Kasoa, Kaneshie, Dansoman and its environs on Monday, December 12, 2022, witnessed a 4.0 earthquake.
The tremors are said to have occurred between 10:00 am and 12 noon. According to the Android Earthquake Alerts System, the epicentre of the moderate earth tremor was located in the western part of Accra, precisely 10 km from Gbawe.
The natural phenomenon is said to have occurred twice in five hours, with the first recorded at 6:53 am.
Accra, Kasoa, and other parts of Ghana experience earth tremor
Also, YEN.com.gh reported that in June 2022, residents of parts of Accra and adjoining towns to the nation's capital were left horrified after an earth tremor hit parts of Ghana.
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.
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