US Geological Survey tagged the earthquake at 5.0 in the richter scale and timed it at 7:42 UTC – around 1:40pm in Bangladesh time.
But the Dhaka Met Office said the tremor, the epicentre of the earthquake was near Meghalaya of India, 412 km northeast-east of Dhaka’s earthquake observatory and the magnitude was 4.6 on the Richter scale, was felt around 1:42 pm.
However, there was no immediate report of any damage or casualty, said Dhaka Met office.
source : the daily sun
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