March 27, 2023
Earth quake


The National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has urged the general public to remain calm in the aftermath of the earth tremors that occurred on December 12, 2022.

The Management of NADMO in a statement assured the public that the tremors that occurred were not damaging and did not cause destruction to any properties.

It further revealed that they are closely working with the Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GGSA) to determine the epicentres of the tremor to provide the possible best help to the affected.

“NADMO is working closely with the Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GGSA) to obtain the exact details of the tremor including the magnitude and epicentres.

“The public will be duly informed of any development. The tremors were not damaging and there is no reported destruction of lives and properties.”

It also urged the public to go about their usual activities and that there will be updates on new developments in due time.

“NADMO calls on all citizens to remain calm. They are encouraged to go about their normal duties. Homeowners in affected areas are encouraged to inspect their buildings for possible cracks and seek technical advice from engineers and other building experts.”

The statement also cautioned the information people put and consume on social media to prevent fear and needless panic.

“Information sharing is important but let’s be mindful of the kinds of information we absorb on social media in order to be safe and go about our duties without fear and needless panic.”

Some parts of Accra were hit by the first shake at about 10 am with the second shake occurring around 11:30 am.

Kindly read the full statement here: Earth Tremor




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