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Earthquake measuring 5 magnitude jolts Dhaka, some other areas

Published : Monday, 3 June, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 285

A moderate earthquake jolted parts of Bangladesh including Dhaka on Sunday afternoon.

The earthquake, measuring 5 magnitude on the Richter Scale, was felt at 2: 44 pm which lasted for a few seconds, according to Bangladesh Meteoro-
logical Depart-ment.
 The earthquake jolted Dhaka, Rangamati, Cumilla, Coxs Bazar and Khagrachhari districts, said Farzana Sultana, assistant meteorologist of BMD.

 The epicentre of the earthquake was located at Mawlaik, Myanmar.

 The distance of the epicenter was 441 km south east from the BMD Seismic Centre in Agargaon, Dhaka, according to BMD.

 No damage due to the earthquake was reported at the time of filing this report.     —UNB

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