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Bangladesh jolted by mild earthquake

  • Published at 10:57 am September 12th, 2018
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The tremor was felt around 10:50am on Wednesday morning

A mild earthquake, 5.3 in the Richter Scale, has jolted the capital city of Dhaka on Wednesday. 

Confirming the matter to the Dhaka Tribune, Mominul Islam, a meteorologist of Dhaka met office said the epicentre of the tremor was located 293 kilometers north of Dhaka, which falls in the Indian state of Assam.

The earthquake had a depth of 10 kilometers, and occurred around 10:50am.

At least 25 people were injured while getting down from several buildings in Uttar EPZ area of Sadar upazila in the morning, reports UNB.