Low intensity tremors measuring 3.3 on the Richter Scale struck the Kashmir Valley on Sunday. There were no reports of any damage to life or property. According to an official from the State Disaster Management Department, the earthquake occurred at 6.06 pm.
"The epicentre of the earthquake was in the Jammu and Kashmir region", the official said.
Kashmir is situated in an earthquake-prone zone.
More than 80,000 people were killed in October 2005, when both sides of the divided Kashmir were hit by magnitude 7.6 earthquake.