List of Earthquakes That Have Occured In Ghana Before And Caused Damages
last night , a huge earth tremors was experienced in Accra that gave many people a lot of panic. Infact earth tremors are a big deal in Ghana . View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Although Ghana might be far from earthquake zones in the world , it is still prone to earthquake attacks. Ghana has a history of damaging earthquakes as far back as 1615. However the last three major ones occured around 1862, 1906 and1939.
The first earthquake recorded in Ghana was recorded in Elmina , Ghana 1615 where a fortress was destroyed . View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
The second earthquake occured in 1636 at Axim where some miners were buried alive.
In 1862 , Another earthquake struck the country in Accra and killed three people and a lot of properties were destroyed.
However the deadliest earthquake that struck Ghana was on 22nd June 1939, seventeen people were killed with hundreds injured . The magnitude of the earthquake was a whooping 6.5 . View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
Although Ghana is far from earthquake regions , it is still prone to it's attacks and lot of tremors and is a serious concern for a lot of citizens. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
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