A 4.2-magnitude earthquake shook different parts of the country including Chattogram on Saturday afternoon. The tremor was felt around 3:47 pm, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD). The epicentre of the earthquake was in the India-Myanmar border region, about 308 kms South-East off Dhaka, the BMD said. Also read: 6.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Dhaka, other areas However, there was no report of any damage, injury and casualty by the tremor so far. In the early hours of Friday, a strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake jolted Dhaka, Chattogram, Khulna and some other parts of the country. Its epicenter was at a depth of 32.8 kilometers (20.4 miles) near Hakha, Chin State, Myanmar, said the US Geological Survey (USGS). Also read: Earthquake jolts Panchagarh At least three buildings tilted in Chattogram city following the earthquake on Friday morning.
A day after five tremors hit Sylhet on Saturday, another mild quake was felt early Sunday again, creating panic among the people of the district. Senior Meteorologist of Sylhet Met office Syed Ahmed Chowdhury said the earthquake, measuring 2.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale, was felt at 4:35 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the bordering area of the district. However, no casualty was reported. Two multi-storied buildings were tilted on Saturday in the city's Pathantula area after the earthquakes. Read:Five quakes hit Sylhet Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury, police visited the spot on Saturday night. The authorities concerned have identified the two buildings as risky and asked the residents of the two buildings to evacuate the place. Additional police have been deployed in the area to maintain security, said additional deputy commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police (BM Ashraf Ullah Taher. On Saturday, earthquake jolted the district five times. Fortunately, there were no reports of any casualty or damage to property. The first quake hit at 10.37 am, followed by tremors at 10.51 am,11.30 am, 11.34 am and 2.00 pm, officials said.