An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown on Sunday, 4 September 2022, according to the National Centre for Seismology.

“National Center for Seismology @NCS_Earthquake Earthquake of Magnitude:6.2, Occurred on 04-09-2022, 15:12:30 IST, Lat: -0.78Long: -20.79, Depth: 30 Km, Location: 1326km SW of Freetown, Sierra Leone,” the National Centre for Seismology said in a statement.

According to the NCS, the earthquake occurred at around 3:13 pm Sunday off the coast of Sierra Leone.

However, no casualties or damages or life loss were reported by authorities so far.

More details are to be followed.

Credit: (ANI)