Friday, September 21, 2018

Tag "Earth tremor"

    ‘Can it be prevented?’ — Here are basic things to know about earth tremor

‘Can it be prevented?’ — Here are basic things to know about earth tremor

Several states in Nigeria, have, over the years, experienced tremors. This is despite the fact that Nigeria is located outside the major seismic zones of the world.A seismic zone is a region in the map that is prone to an increased chance of earthquakes. The federal capital territory (FCT) Abuja has experienced three instances of earth tremor within three days.Kaduna, [...]

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    Panic over Abuja tremors but FEMA says ‘no likelihood of earthquake’

Panic over Abuja tremors but FEMA says ‘no likelihood of earthquake’

The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) says the residents of Abuja have nothing to fear over the earth shaking recorded in some areas.The Mpape and Maitama districts of Abuja experienced some vibrations in the earth Wednesday evening and Thursday morning, causing panic among the residents.FEMA, in a statement from the office of its director general, said the "possible cause" of the [...]

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    300 houses affected by tremors, reveals NEMA

300 houses affected by tremors, reveals NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has revealed that over 300 houses were affected by last week's tremors in Kwoi, Kaduna state.Three tremors were recorded at different locations in Jaba local government area of the state.Speaking with on Thursday, Musa Ilalah, the agency's zonal coordinator, said no life was lost, but that the affected houses either collapsed or got cracked.The [...]

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    Many displaced as two earth tremors hit Kaduna within 15hours

Many displaced as two earth tremors hit Kaduna within 15hours

Many residents of Sambang Dagi in Jaba local government area of Kaduna state have been displaced as a result of earth tremors witnessed in the area.According to NAN, the first disaster happened at Nok village, about 20km away from Sambang, and another was witnessed in the early hours of Monday.The residents were reportedly thrown into state of shock when the incident [...]

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