A medium-intensity earthquake of magnitude 5.4 hit the Ladakh region on Friday, the National Centre for Seismology said. The earthquake hit the region at 4:27 pm at a depth of 10 kilometres.
An aftershock of magnitude 2.6 (Depth- 5km) was also felt a few minutes later at 4:45 pm, the NCS said.
An hour later, another tremor of magnitude 3.6 was recorded, the NCS website shows. The third quake at a depth of 3.6 km was recorded at 5:29 pm.
The Himalayan region is known for high seismic activities. A quake of magnitude 3.7 was recorded in Ladakh on Thursday as well.