The Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GGSA) has admonished the public “to remain calm and go about their normal activities” following an earth tremor that occurred in some parts of Accra in the forenoon of Friday, March 10, 2023.
The GGSA says “the event had a magnitude of 2.8 on the Richter scale” happening around 9:49 am with its “epicenter located 1.5km offshore near James Town in Greater Accra region.”
According to the Authority, the tremor was a minor one which is expected to cause no damage considering the recorded magnitude.
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Parts of the capital that felt the natural disaster includes High Street, Ridge and some other parts of Accra Central.
Though difficult and hard to predict, the Authority says it is keenly monitoring events to keep the public abreast to enhance safety and reduce risk.
By Felix Anim-Appau|Onuaonline.com