Earthquake jolts Dhaka | The Daily Star
11:16 AM, November 08, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:40 PM, November 08, 2017

Tremor jolts Dhaka

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

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

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

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

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