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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Accra, Ghana

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Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Hits Accra, Ghana

Some parts of Accra – capital city of Ghana, experienced shaking of a moderate quake late Wednesday evening.

According to the United States Geological Survey the quake reached magnitude 4.0 which makes it one of the strongest earthquake in Ghana in years. The epicenter was located in the western part of the city.

Accra belongs to the most seismically active region in Western Africa.

Multiple strong quakes (some above magnitude 6) have hit today’s capital in the past.

Important Earthquake Data:

Magnitude: 4

Local Time (conversion only below land): Unknown

GMT/UTC Time: 2020-06-24 22:53:52

Depth (Hypocenter): 10 km

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