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Another tremor jolts Bangladesh


vumikompo-earthquake1Mild tremors jolted Dhaka and many other parts of Bangladesh on Sudnay noon a day after Nepal earthquake that killed 1,900 people.

The jolt was felt at 1:12pm.

According to US Geological Survey (USGS), the epicentre was at 17 kilometre south of Kodari in Nepal, some 612 kilometres away from Bangladesh.

The Magnitude of the jolt was 6.7.

The second-time quake spread panic among the city dwellers. Like Saturday, panic-stricken people were seen rushing out of their houses and office buildings for safety.

Different sources said that a building of Bashundhara residential area leaned due to the tremor. Besides, Rappa Plaza and Orchid Plaza of Dhanmondi also reportedly leaned.


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