Earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale occurred off Liberian Coast

The Government of Liberia has issued a release saying an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale occurred approximately 880 kilometers off the coast of the country early this morning.

Meanwhile, the government urged its citizens and residents to remain calm as various concerned agencies monitor the situation.

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Source: Globe Afrique/MICAT

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.