5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Bangladesh


UNB, Dhaka :

An earthquake jolted Dhaka and other parts of Bangladesh this morning.

The earthquake, measuring 5.6 magnitude on the Richter Scale, was felt at 9:35 am which lasted for a few seconds, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

The epicentre of the earthquake was located in Cumilla district.


The distance of the epicenter was 86 km 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.