On the morning of November 12, 2023, some parts of Accra experienced a sudden earth tremor, which is like a quick shaking of the ground.
People living in these areas shared that it happened really fast, catching them by surprise. Thankfully, there were no reports of anyone getting hurt, and no houses or things were damaged. Despite this, the impact of the tremor was significant, leaving residents with a sense of fear and unease.
The areas directly affected included Mallam, Gbawe, SCC, and Bortianor, where residents confirmed feeling the tremor. Even though there was no physical harm, the emotional toll on the people in these regions was evident. The abrupt and unexpected nature of the tremor left many residents in a state of shock, as they grappled with the unsettling experience that briefly disrupted their daily lives.
Social media, especially Twitter, became a platform for people to share their stories and describe the tremor as terrifying. The online discussions reflected the collective sentiment of those who went through the experience. Despite the absence of casualties or property damage, the event highlighted the universal feeling of vulnerability that natural occurrences can bring, even when the outcome is ultimately uneventful.