Remain calm; go about your normal activities – GGSA to Ghanaians over Sunday’s earth tremor



The Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GGSA) says Ghanaians can carry on with their regular activities following a minor earth tremor recorded in parts of the Greater Accra Region on Sunday, November 12.
The Authority emphasized that the event, registering a magnitude of 3.6 on the Richter scale, was not anticipated to cause any damage.

In a press statement issued on Sunday, the GGSA acknowledged the difficulty in predicting such natural occurrences but affirmed its commitment to continuous monitoring and informing the public to ensure safety and minimize risks.

The statement read, “Education and sensitization of the public on awareness and response during earth tremors are important and currently being undertaken by the Authority. The public is urged to remain calm and go about their normal activities.”

Residents in various areas, including Weija, Nyanyano, Adenta, Bortianor, and Accra Central, reported feeling the tremor at around 7:20 a.m.

The GGSA noted that such tremors were not uncommon in these areas, emphasizing their commitment to monitoring and public communication to address concerns related to these natural events.

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