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5.8 magnitude earthquake jolts Dhaka again

  • Published at 10:24 am June 22nd, 2020
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It was the second earthquake in 12 hours, originating from the same region.

Another earthquake with 5.8 magnitude shook Dhaka and other parts of Bangladesh early Monday.

Earlier on Sunday, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake, originating from the same epicentre, shook parts of the country at 4:46pm.

The epicentres of both the earthquakes were in the India-Myanmar border region.

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The second earthquake in 12 hours was about 301km South-East of Dhaka, Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) in Dhaka's Agargaon confirmed through a press release.

The Met Office categorized the earthquake as a moderate one and the tremor was felt at 4:40am, the release added.

However, no casualties have been reported yet.