The quake occurred 30km southeast of Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir, as per the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.
The depth of the earthquake was 60 km (37.28 miles) and the epicentre of the quake was at a distance of 99 km north of Pathankot, the EMSC said.
Reacting to Tuesday’s earthquake, a Srinagar resident said, “The earthquake scared school children. People in shops rushed out. It was scary. This was more intense than the tremors last week…”
More details are awaited.