Earth tremor hits Weija

The tremor shook buildings and created panic among the residents some of who ran out of their homes at around 7:50 am.

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According to , earth tremor is a relatively small or short-lived movement of the earth’s surface caused by the same forces that produce earthquakes.

"Just experienced an Earth Tremor in the Weija/Mccarthy Hill area," a resident wrote on Facebook. "My heart just missed a couple of beats."

"I felt it in my room this morning and I nearly run out of the room," Isaac Buaku said on Facebook.

"Just felt this serious Earth Tremor," a Twitter user tweeted. "crazy stuff."

Accra is thought to be earthquake prone, especially the McCarthy Hills Weija area.

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