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6.8 Sikkim quake jolts Bangladesh

A 6.8 bulk trembler jolted a nation yesterday evening, call thousands of panic-stricken people to pour out out in to a travel from their homes.

The upheaval which was felt for scarcely dual mins from 6:40:47pm had a epicentre in Sikkim, India. It was a strongest shock to have strike a segment in a final 6 decades.

The shock shop-worn a series of buildings as well as structures in tools of a country. However, no misadventure was reported.

Met officials in Dhaka pronounced a earthquake’s epicentre was scarcely 495 kilometres north-west of a collateral as well as a abyss of a hypocentre was 20.7km.

“I rushed out in to a travel from my residence when a structure proposed to tremble. we had never gifted anything similar to that,” pronounced Mahmud, a merchant during Suvastu selling mall upon Elephant Road.

The mobile-phone network had remained tangled in tools for multiform mins after a tremor, as panic-stricken people called their desired ones to enquire about them.

A structure in Bogra’s Satmatha area slanted somewhat as a trembler strike a town, reports a Bogra Correspondent.

The shock additionally shop-worn during slightest twenty temporary houses in Natore.

Thousands of shaken people brisk out of their homes in to a travel in fright of aftershocks in Rajshahi, Lalmonirhat, Barisal, Brahmanbaria as well as Chapainawabganj.

Four let energy plants in Tangail, Thakurgaon, Jessore as well as Syedpur went off for scarcely thirty mins upon stroke of a quake, pronounced Saiful Hasan Chowdhury, executive of open family dialect of a Power Development Board.

Nearly 300 miners during Baropukuria spark cave remained trapped for about twenty mins for energy disaster caused by a quake. They were discovered after energy supply was restored, reports a Dinajpur correspondent.

Prof Mehdi Ahmed Ansary pronounced a collateral did not face any drawn out repairs as a earthquake’s epicentre was distant divided as well as a hypocentre was twenty-one km next a surface.

Many buildings would have been shop-worn in a collateral as well as elsewhere if a shock had available a 7.5 bulk with a aloft abyss of a hypocentre, he said.

Giving an example, Mehdi pronounced a 7.5 bulk shock jolted a Mexico City in 1985 deleterious all high-rises in a city. The earthquake’s epicentre was in a sea — scarcely 700 km off a city, he said.

Mehdi pronounced there have been lands which had been grown by stuffing up wetlands. The buildings built there have been rarely exposed to earthquake.

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