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No earthquake in Nigeria — It's an explosion in Akure

March 28, 2020: People claimed of an earthquake in Akure, Nigeria today! The news went viral on social medias claiming tremor and sound heard in Akure.

But the tremor was from an explosion in Akure around 12:30 am on Saturday morning.

The explosion was heard in Akure, Owo, Ondo and neighboring areas. The explosion was strong enough to destroy a church and a school in the area.

Nigeria is not located within the major seismic zones of the world

People also shared an Asteroid hitting the Akure. It was linked with the April 29, 2020.

No Asteroid hitting Earth on April 29, 2020: NASA

A large asteroid is poised to fly by Earth at that time. Asteroid (52768) 1998 OR2 will make a close approach to Earth on April 29, 2020. 

The news is, the earth will be destroyed by Asteroid on April 29, 2020. It is said to be the end of the world. It's totally fake. And don't worry, it won't even come close to hitting us. NASA hasn't announced any asteroid hitting Earth.