A magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes off Japan's south-western coast, triggering a small tsunami.
A light tremor of magnitude 4.4 in the Richter scale is felt in Chittagong and Bandarban.
A powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Chile, killing eight people, forcing the evacuation of a million and sparking warnings that tsunami waves could reach Japan.
A moderate earthquake jolted different parts of the country including Dhaka.
Here is a list of the largest earthquakes around the world since the 1900’s according to their intensity on Richter scale and casualties.