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Another Earth Tremor Hits Maitama In Abuja



Another earth tremor has been recorded at the Maitama district of Abuja yesterday around noon.

The Maitama and Mpape areas were affected the last time the incident occurred.

Confirming the incident, the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) said the intensity of the shake was about 3.0 on the Mercalli Intensity Scale.

The agency said no building in the area had any form of damage.

“Our preliminary findings indicated that the tremor occurred around 12.26pm around the vicinity of Panama street in Maitama district,” a statement by the agency read.

“After field evaluations, the NGSA determined that the intensity was about 3.0 on the Mercalli Intensity Scale, which means it was felt indoors and lasted less than one minute.”

The agency also confirmed that technical experts have been deployed to the area to evaluate the impact of the tremor.

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