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    second quake in 12 hours strikes bangladesh
    NBS | Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | Published: 02:55 am

    second quake in 12 hours strikes bangladeshwithin 12 hours of a medium-intensity earthquake with epicentre in india's tripura jolting parts of bangladesh including capital dhaka, another tremor has shaken chittagong and northwest parts of the country. the epicentre this time was 38 kilometres south southwest of mawlaik in myanmar at a depth of 93km from the surface, seismological website usgs said. another earthquake that measured 5.5 on the richter scale with epicentre at ambasa in the border state of tripura in india sent shockwaves at 3:09pm on tuesday. the depth of the source was 36 km below the surface. the afternoon tremor triggered panic among people, many of whom rushed outdoors. two people have reportedly died of panic attacks in sunamganj, while some minor injuries from other parts have also been reported. sylhet, comilla and chittagong on the east besides north and central parts of the country experienced the quake. the times of india reported the death of a woman in tripura owing to panic attack. four others have been reported inured. damage to life or property due to the midnight earthquake could not immediately be known. source: bdnews24.com


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