But Nwegbu asked those affected by it not to panic.
“I will assure Nigerians that there is no cause for alarm,” he said.
He explained that when the agency got reports on this, it dispersed geo-scientists to ascertain the cause.
“We checked for the intensity using certain parameters used in checking these things. We noticed no cracks on building walls & on the grounds, implying it’s an earth tremor of low intensity,” he said.
“The Buhari administration has been helpful in enabling us generate our Geo science data. We are set to deploy our equipment in the 6 geo- political zones of Nigeria. This will enable us get firsthand info on when the tremors are set to occur in order to warn residents around.”
The agency released telephone numbers in case of any emergency: 08035956056, 08023154825, 08037000623.