A mild intensity quake shook Kashmir Valley in the wee hours on Wednesday but there was no report of any damage due to it.
"An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 was recorded at 1.37 am. The epicentre of the tremor was in Hindukush region of Afghanistan," an official of Disaster Management Cell said.
He said there was no report of any damage caused by the tremor in the valley. Kashmir Valley lies in highly active seismic zone V and has been experiencing slight to moderate earthquakes at regular intervals.