Earthquake jolts northern districts

20 Jan 2018, 09:18


Dhaka: A mild earthquake jolted parts of northern Bangladesh on Saturday morning.

The tremor, measuring 4.6 magnitude on the Richter scale, was felt around7:14amin the northern district, according to Dhaka Met Office, reports the UNB.

The epicentre of the earthquake was in Assam in India, some 272 kilometres north of Dhaka’s earthquake observatory, according to Met office.

However, no casualty was reported.