Earthquake measuring 3.1 on Richter scale hits Saudi Arabia’s Asir region

An earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale; shook Saudi Arabia’s south western Asir region on Wednesday just before 3 p.m. local time.

The earthquake had a depth of 2.5km and occurred 10km south of Khamis Mushait at  2:56 p.m.; the Saudi Geological Survey tweeted. 

No damage has appeared.