Earthquake in Bangladesh: Light tremor jolts Sylhet | The Daily Star
02:49 PM, January 27, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:02 PM, January 27, 2020

Light earthquake jolts Sylhet

A light tremor jolted Sylhet and its adjoining areas this afternoon.

The 4.1 magnitude earthquake, which lasted for a few seconds, was felt around 1:10pm.

The epicenter of the earthquake was near Gowainghat in Sylhet, some 205 kilometres North East of Dhaka's earthquake observatory, said a Met office bulletin.

The earthquake created panic among inhabitants of Jindabazar area of Sylhet town, reports our Sylhet correspondent.

However, there was no immediate report of damage or casualty.

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