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Earthquake jolts Dhaka, other parts of country

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Published: 11:54, 2 December 2023  
Earthquake jolts Dhaka, other parts of country

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A 5.6 magnitude earthquake jolted different parts of the country including the capital on Saturday morning.

Apart from Dhaka, the quake was also felt in Chattogram, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Rangpur, Chuadanga, Noakhali, Kushtia and other parts of the country.

Rabiul Haque, officer-in-charge of the Meteorological Office, said that the place of origin of the earthquake was Ramganj.

According to the United States Geological Survey, USGS, the epicenter of the earthquake is 8 km east-northeast of Ramganj upazila in Laxmipur district.

Many people in the capital Dhaka came out of their houses in fear during the earthquake.

No casualties or damage were reported.