Seismograph showing earthquake
Seismograph showing earthquakeiStock

An earthquake was felt today (Saturday) in the northern part of the country.

According to the Geological Survey, the source of the tremor was northwest of Cyprus, 436 kilometers from Nahariya, where the quake was felt at 14:45 on a magnitude 5.2.

The earthquake sent tremors through buildings in multiple places across Israel including Jerusalem and the north of the country.

The quake was also felt in Turkey, where a magnitude 5.5 earthquake was reported off the coast of Antalya. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage to buildings.

The last earthquake felt in the Israeli area occurred in June. Then, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake occurred in the Red Sea, about 220 km southwest of Eilat.