Fourth earthquake felt near Tiberias

Earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale felt east of Tiberias, the fourth such incident since the morning hours.

Elad Benari, | updated: 01:08

Earthquake (illustration)
Earthquake (illustration)
Reuters

An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale was felt in the Tiberias area on Sunday night, shortly before 1:00 a.m.

There were no reports of injuries or damages.

The earthquake was the fourth to have been felt in the region since the morning hours. Earlier on Sunday evening, shortly before 11:00 p.m., an earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale was felt east of Tiberias.

On Sunday afternoon, shortly after 4:40 p.m., a 3.9-magnitude earthquake was felt near ​​Tiberias and the Kinneret.

Another earthquake was later felt in the same area, at a magnitude of 3.2.

There were no reports of injuries in any of the three previous earthquakes.

Dorit, a resident of Tiberias, told Arutz Sheva, "My apartment on the second floor shook for four or five seconds, and there was a slight feeling of helplessness.”

Following the recent earthquakes, the City of Tiberias said it would vacate three apartments. The decision was made in an assessment of the situation between Tiberias Mayor Yossi Ben David and city officials.

The three earthquakes on Sunday are the latest in a series of earthquakes that have occurred in the north since Wednesday at 5.30 a.m., when a 4.1-magnitude earthquake shook the region.








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