5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Bangladesh

Sat Dec 02 2023
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DHAKA, Bangladesh: Saturday morning saw Bangladesh shaken by a 5.5 magnitude earthquake, its tremors reverberating throughout the country.

No immediate reports of damage or injuries surfaced following the quake that struck at 9:35 a.m., with the United States Geological Survey noting its epicenter about 8 kilometers east of Ramganj in the southeastern district of Lakshmipur.

Despite the scare felt by many as buildings trembled in Dhaka and beyond, this seismic event added to a series of earthquakes experienced in Bangladesh this year, including a notable one in August along the northeastern border of India.

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