Moderate tremor felt in Chittagong, Comilla

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PV Desk : A moderate earthquake was felt in some parts of the country today at 12 hours 47 minutes 16 seconds (BST), according to a met office press release.

The epicentre of the tremor was in Myanmar-India border region, 470 kilometre east-northeast from the Seismic Centre of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) at Agargaon in the city, said the release.

The magnitude of the tremor was 5.5 on the Richter Scale, it added.

The tremor was felt in Chittagong and Comilla regions, but there was no report of casualties, said a BMD official.