Earthquake tremors were felt in Bangladesh before Pakistan’s first Test.


DHAKA: Earthquake tremors were felt in several cities, including Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka and Chittagong – the city where Pakistan will start its first Test against the hosts today.

Pakistan’s national Test squad is currently in Chittagong to play its first Test against Bangladesh. Pakistan cricket team manager Mansoor Rana said that thank God that everyone is good.

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook the region near Myanmar-India on Friday morning, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The USGS said the quake’s epicenter was near Hakka in the Chinese state of Myanmar.

No casualties have been reported in the country so far.

The European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) tweeted that tremors were felt from Chittagong in Bangladesh to Kolkata in India. The website described it as a 5.8 magnitude earthquake, after which it was previously called a 6.0 magnitude earthquake.

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