5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Ladakh

A moderate earthquake struck the Ladakh region on Friday, authorities confirmed.

The earthquake of a magnitude of 5.4 on the Richter scale struck at around 4:27 pm on Friday.

Releasing a statement, the National Centre of Seismology said, “An earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Ladakh at 4:27 pm today.”