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Earthquake In Ghana: Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Gbawe, Near Accra

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A magnitude 4.0 earthquake hits Gbawe, a town in the Greater Accra Region of southeastern Ghana near the capital Accra on June 24, According to the United States Geological Survey.

One of the strongest earthquakes in Ghana in years hits Accra Region of Ghana.

The moderate shaking quake was felt in most parts of Accra on late Wednesday 22:53:52 evening a magnitude 4.0.

Ghana earthquake details includes;

Date & time: Wednesday, 24 June 2020 22:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-06-24 22:53:52 UTC
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.6273°N / 0.3473°W

Earthquake In Ghana: Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Gbawe, Near Accra

Ghana earthquake history

The last most dangerous earthquake in Ghana occurred in June 1936, around 7:30 pm, lasted between 20-30 seconds, killing 17 persons and over 135 injured.

Before that, in 1862, every major stone building in the Gold Coast was razed down by Earthquake.

 

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