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02/12/23 | 9:32 am

5.6 magnitude earthquake jolts Bangladesh

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

The quake had a depth of 10 kilometres with the epicentre in Cumilla district of Chattogram division, near the Indian state of Tripura border, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Tremors were also reported from Sylhet, Khulna, and Rajshahi divisions.

No reports of loss to property or life has been reported from anywhere in Bangladesh till now. 

-Navalsang Parmar/Dhaka

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