Panic gripped some residents in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) after they experienced earth tremor on Wednesday night.
The areas where the earth tremor was pronounced were Mpape in addition to parts of Maitama districts.
A resident of Mpapae, Fatima Ahmedu described the experience as frightening.
She said her building was shaken by the unusual movement first noted about 7p.m., which caused her to run out of the building out of fear.
Ahmedu said the unusual movement occurred about three times in addition to caused the people living in Mpape to live in fear throughout the night.
For several decades, quarrying activities in addition to rock blasting have been ongoing in Mpape in Bwari Area Council.
yet the FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has attributed the cause of the tremor to seismic movement within the earth.