Earthquake jolts Dhaka

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A tremor jolted Dhaka and other parts of the country this afternoon.

The earthquake was felt at 4:37pm.

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The epicenter of the 6.8 magnitude earthquake was at 25km West of Chauk, Myanmar and 500km from Southeast from Dhaka, told  Syed Humayun Akhter, a professor of department of geology at Dhaka University.

The depth was 84.1 km at the epicenter, according to http://earthquake.usgs.gov/.

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