Mild tremors in quick succession jolted Bhaderwah belt of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday night.
Quakes have a bigger impact on health than other disasters such as floods and hurricanes.
The mineral quartz could help scientists predict earthquake tremors and volcanic eruptions.
The Delhi Metro has designed its structure to stand earthquakes upto 7.5 on Richter scale and has installed a censor to send alarm to train operators in case of tremor of specific magnitude, its spokesman said on Tuesday.
The Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization monitoring centre in Vienna, Austria, spotted Japanese quake.
Moderate earthquakes shook
Bolivia early today, US seismologists said, although there
were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.
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