A tremor was felt in many parts of Punjab and Jammu around 08:30 pm on Wednesday for about 4 to 5 seconds.
The Richter scale measured intensity of quake as 5.5. No casualties have been reported so far but people ran out of their houses to save their lives.
The epicentre of the quake is still not known.
Recently, tremor was felt in the national capital and areas adjoining.