Hazard Type: Earthquake
Location: All over Bangladesh
Reporting Period: 18 September’11
A 6.8 magnitude earthquake jolted the country yesterday evening. The quake that was felt for nearly two minutes from 6:40:47pm had its epicenter in Sikkim, India. It was the strongest tremor to have hit Epicenter, 69 km far from Gangtok, Sikkim, India the region in the last six decades. There are also three aftershocks of magnitude of 5.7, 5.1 and 5.6 after the major quake.