An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale struck Ladakh on Thursday afternoon
A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hit Ladakh on Thursday afternoon, the National Centre for Seismology said.
“Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 on the Richter scale struck 119 km North-Northwest of Kargil, Ladakh,” the NCS said.
The quake occurred at 1.11 pm, it added.
There were no immediate reports of loss of life or property.
Last week, a medium intensity earthquake of magnitude 4.5 had hit Ladakh.
According to the NCS, the quake occurred at 8.15 pm at a depth of 25 kilometres.
Its epicentre was in Ladakh, the Meteorological Department had said.
The Himalayan region is highly prone to earthquakes.