Bangladesh jolts in mild tremors

A mild tremor felt throughput the country including Dhaka. The magnitude of earthquake was 5.0.

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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