An earthquake felt in Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday evening, European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) was quoted by news agency ANI.
Massive tremors were felt in Srinagar city, forcing hundreds of people to come out of their homes.
There are also reports about people hearing a blast like sound in different areas of the city.
People said that they are in a state of panic as they had left their homes for safety.
Meanwhile social media is abuzz with the nature of the tremor and speculations, no official confirmation about it has been received so far.
More details awaited.