Mild earthquake felt in Chattogram, other areas

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UNB, Chattogram :

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake shook Chattogram and some other parts of the country on Sunday noon, said the US Geological Survey (USGS).

The tremor was felt around 12:56 pm.

According to the USGS the epicenter of the earthquake was at a depth of 98.8 kilometers (61.39 miles) near Mawlaik, Myanmar.


However, no casualties have been reported so far.

The earthquake also jolted various districts of south and south-east parts of the country including Dhaka, said Patenga Meteorological office.

Meghnad Tanchangya, assistant meteorologist at the Patenga Met Office, said a mild earthquake was felt in Chattogram and surrounding areas of Dhaka at noon.