Sylhet jolted by 4.3 magnitude earthquake

A 4.3-magnitude quake took place 11 kilometres northeast of Chhatak in Sylhet at 9:56am today.

The earthquake hit at a depth of 64.8km, according to the United States Geological Survey.

Farzana Sultana, assistant meteorologist of Bangladesh Meteorological Department, said, “The earthquake happened at 9:56am and registered at 4.3 on the Richter scale. The epicentre was India’s Meghalaya region.

“It’s impact in Sylhet was light, and it was not felt severely in the region.”


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