Mild tremor shakes capital, country’s other parts

08 Nov,2017


Dhaka, BdChronicle:

A mild earthquake jolted different parts of the country, including capital Dhaka, on Wednesday morning.

The tremor, measuring 4.7 magnitude on the Richter scale, was felt around 10:50 am, said Maminul Islam, a meteorologist at Dhaka Met Office.

Maminul said the epicenter of the 49-second earthquake was in Tripura, India, some 75 kilometers east off capital Dhaka.

However, no damage or casualty was reported by the tremor till filing of the report at 11:30 am.

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