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Strong quake shakes country


A strong tremor jolted various parts of the country, including capital Dhaka, on Wednesday afternoon.Omar Faruk, a meteorologist at Dhaka Met office, said the earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale at its epicenter in Myanmar was felt around 4:37pm in the capital.The earthquake started around 4:34 pm at the epicenter, he said.However, there was no immediate report of any damage or casualty.On Tuesday morning, a mild tremor, measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale, shook the country.


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