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5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Bangladesh


  • Tremors were felt in Dhaka, Chattogram, Noakhali, Bandarban, Khulna, Sylhet and other cities of Bangladesh.
  • According to the Meteorological Department of Bangladesh, the epicentre of the earthquake lay 347 km east-southeast of Dhaka. 
  • The Met department categorised it as a moderate scale earthquake.
  • However, according to the National Centre for Seismology, India the earthquake was measured at 6.1 on the Richter scale at a depth of 12 km.