Series of Earthquakes Hit Israel's North
An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale was reported in the cities of Tiberius and Safed in the north of Israel Thursday morning 5 July 2018. An earlier earthquake was felt by residents of the Haifa and Western Galilee region at around 10:45 p.m. on Wed. night. That quake was measured at 4.5 on the Richter scale, according to the Israeli Geophysical Institute. The quake reportedly reached southern Lebanon and northeastern Jordan. There were no reports of damage or injury. On Saturday, 7 July 2018, an earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale shook northern Israel at 5:00 a.m. Another earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale was felt east of Tiberias on Sunday evening 8 July 2018. Earlier that day, shortly after 4:40 p.m., a 3.9-magnitude earthquake was felt near Tiberias and the Kinneret. Later on Sunday afternoon, an additional earthquake was felt in the same area, at a magnitude of 3.2.