4.2 Magnitude Quake Jolts Dhaka

Desk Report

Published: 17 Sep 2023, 01:18 pm

Richter scale || Representational Image

Richter scale || Representational Image

´╗┐Dhaka and surrounding areas were jolted by the magnitude 4.2 earthquake. The tremor was felt today at 12:50 p.m. on Sunday.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 12 km from Kaliakor in Gazipur. No damage was reported as a result of this tremor.

The origin of the tremor was 5 km below the surface.

Earlier, on August 14, around 8:50 pm, an earthquake was felt across the country including the capital. Its magnitude was 5.5 on the Richter scale.

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