Minor Earthquake Recorded in Northern Israel

A picture taken on September 24, 2016, shows a general view of the northwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee from the Church of the Mount of Beatitudes in Tabgha. The Mount of Beatitudes is said to be where Jesus gave his Sermon on the Mount in which he summarised …

The Times of Israel reports: A minor earthquake rattled the Haifa region and northern Israel early Wednesday morning, followed by several smaller tremors, authorities said.

The temblor registered a 4.1 on the Richter scale and was centered four kilometers deep in the northern Sea of Galilee, the Israeli Geophysical Institute said. It struck at around 4:50 a.m., according to the institute.

There were no reports of injuries or damage.

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