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Earth tremor with magnitude 4.2 rocks Ghana cities

According to geologists, a moderate earthquake was felt in some parts of Accra in Ghana at around 10:45pm on Wednesday, June 24.

A senior Seismologist for Geological Survey Department, in Ghana, Nicholas Opoku, revealed that the earthquake reached magnitude 4.2.

The tremor was reportedly felt three times in the space of 10 minutes, with the fist occurring around 10:45pm and others following continuously creating panic among residents in Accra.

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Some of the areas the tremor was felt included; Gbawe, McCarthy Hill, Kaneshie, Tesano, Dansoman, Dunkanaa, Lapaz, Achimota, Santa Maria, Adenta, Weija, Madina, Kwabenya, East Legon, Nsawam, Koforidua, Swedru, Dodowa, Tema among others.

 According to Africa Updates, there were no reports of any major devastation to property and life as a result of the tremor. Ghana have experienced two earth tremors. These tremors were recorded in Accra, the capital.