An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale jolted Bangladesh's southeastern port city Chittagong and its adjoining area early Sunday.

The quake occurred at 1:03 a.m. (19:03 GMT) and the distance of the epicenter of the quake was 191 km from Chittagong Seismic Observatory.

The magnitude of the earthquake was 4.1 on the Richter scale and it lasted for 21 seconds.

The intensity was light, said a Met Office bulletin.