Slight tremor hits Karnataka

New Delhi: A slight intensity earthquake hit Dakshin Kannad region of Karnataka on Sunday afternoon, the Indian Meteorological Department said.

The quake, measuring 3.9 on the Richter Scale, hit the southern state at around 2.22 PM.

The tremor's epicentre lay at a depth of 5 kms, the IMD said in its preliminary report here.

There were no immediate reports of any injuries or damage.