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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake jolts country

A moderate earthquake jolted the whole country on Saturday morning.

The earthquake, measuring 5.6 magnitude on the Richter Scale, was felt at 9.36am which lasted for a few seconds, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

According to the USGS, the quake had a depth of 10 kilometres with the epicentre about 8 kilometres east-northeast of Ramganj in Cumilla.

However, according to United States Geological Survey (USGS), the magnitude of the earthquake was 5.5.