A 7.2 magnitude earthquake shakes Dhaka

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A mild earthquake of a magnitude 7.2 in Richter scale sent strong shockwaves across Dhaka. According to EMSC, the epicenter of the quake was Myanmar and it happend at 20:25:17.1 local time.

People in Dhaka rushed to the streets as soon as the tremors were felt. Several sources reported that the tremors were felt in two waves after a short delay with the latter being stronger. News agencies have not reported any injuries or major incidents as of publishing this post.

For the most up-to-date information about the quake, please check EMSC and USGS websites.

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Have you felt the earthquake too? Let us know if you witnessed any incidents in the area.

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