A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Gbawe in Ghana. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:53:52 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 22:53:52 / June 24, 2020 @ 10:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aahp. Id of event: us7000aahp. Exact location of event, longitude -0.3473 West, latitude 5.6273 North, depth = 10 km.
Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Accra (c. 1 963 300 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Achiaman (c. 202 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tema (c. 155 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Teshi Old Town (c. 144 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Medina Estates (c. 101 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Koforidua (c. 96 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Ghana (c. 24 340 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Begoro, Akim Swedru, Akim Oda (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NW of Gbawe, Ghana.
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