Location: Abuja city, Nigeria; particularly near the Mpape District and Maitama districts of the city.
Event: The U.S. Embassy in Abuja has seen reports of seismic activity over the last week in the vicinity of Abuja city from the Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency’s office. At the time of this posting, their most recent advice from September 6 is at http://fema.abj.gov.ng/2018/09/06/press-statement-result-earth-shakings-around-settlements-abuja-fct/
Actions to Take:
- Follow FCT EMA safety guidelines if you experience an earthquake.
- Review earthquake safety tips at https://www.ready.gov/earthquakes
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media and international earthquake monitoring agencies for updates, such as the United States Geological Survey.
- Review your personal security plans.
- U.S. Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria
+(234) 9 461-4328
+(234) 9 461-4000 (after hours)
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+(234) 1 460-3400 (after hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444
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- Nigeria Travel Advisory
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