A mild tremor was felt in the city and its adjacent areas around 12.29 pm today.
Many panicky people gathered at the basement of their houses and came to their nearby roads after the tremor during the earth quack.
The tremor measuring 4.8 in the Richter scale jolted port city and other parts of the region, city residents said.
According to earth quack experts, it was a mild earthquake they have felt.
There have been no reports of casualties until the time of filing of this report, fire services and hospital sources said.
The Met Office recorded the duration of the earthquake was for 10 seconds.
The epicenter of the earth quack was 256 kilometers south-east from Dhaka and 10 kilometers from Bandarban district.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)