Moderate quake hits Bangladesh; no casualties
B'desh, a delta nation of 144 mn people, regularly experiences minor tremors, but has no history of large quakes.india Updated: May 31, 2006 12:26 IST
A moderate quake hit Chittagong in southeastern Bangladesh early on Wednesday. However, no casualties or damage were reported, the country's Meteorological Department said.
The 5.06-magnitude quake lasted for 22 seconds.
Bangladesh, a delta nation of 144 million people, regularly experiences moderate tremors, but has no history of large quakes.
First Published: May 31, 2006 12:26 IST