Earthquakes

News for Earthquakes

1 million homes in Israel aren't earthquake proof

1 million homes in Israel aren't earthquake proof

The government is ending the Tama 38 program, which provided an incentive for contractors to renovate old buildings.Sara Rubenstein, 07/07/2019 22:59
'Earthquakes are a wake-up call from God'

'Earthquakes are a wake-up call from God'

Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar says recent earthquakes show Jewish people need to 'wake up' and return to God.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2018 22:08
Defense Ministry to hold emergency meeting

Defense Ministry to hold emergency meeting

Defense Ministry schedules emergency meeting for Wednesday after series of earthquakes hits Israel's north.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/07/2018 14:12
Ticking time bomb

Ticking time bomb

Deputy Construction Minister Jackie Levy warns Israel needs to prepare for major earthquake. Opinion.MK Jackie Levy, 06/07/2018 12:14
Expert: 'Strong earthquake in Israel just a matter of time'

Expert: 'Strong earthquake in Israel just a matter of time'

Geologist Dr. Ariel Heiman says the earthquakes felt in recent days should not worry Israelis any more than they did in the past.Elad Benari, 06/07/2018 03:16
'People were negligent and didn't prepare for the hurricane'

'People were negligent and didn't prepare for the hurricane'

Natural disaster expert says civilians need to listen to warnings, warns true extent of Texas damage will remain unknown for months.Shimon Cohen, 28/08/2017 09:12
Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

Jewish community's donation 'renews hope and faith in future'

Jewish community donates soccer field to Italian town devastated by earthquakes.JTA, 03/07/2017 12:58
Italian Jews, IsraAID help homeless earthquake victims

Italian Jews, IsraAID help homeless earthquake victims

Italian Jews join IsraAID in bringing help to people in central Italy who remain homeless after earthquakes last summer and fall.JTA, 06/01/2017 04:10
New Technology Could Predict Earthquakes

New Technology Could Predict Earthquakes

Remote sensing laboratory at the Ariel University working on techniques that could forecast earthquakes.Eliran Aharon, 12/06/2015 01:16
1600 Schools at Risk from Earthquakes

1600 Schools at Risk from Earthquakes

Home Front Command states Monday that over 1600 Israeli schools, millions of citizens would be in immediate danger from another earthquake.Tova Dvorin, 20/01/2014 22:35
Iran: Earthquake Kills 7, 60 km from Nuclear Plant

Iran: Earthquake Kills 7, 60 km from Nuclear Plant

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake took place on the Gulf coast near Iran's sole nuclear power plant at Bushehr.Gil Ronen, 28/11/2013 21:18
1500 Schools High Earthquake Danger, 2 Evacuated

1500 Schools High Earthquake Danger, 2 Evacuated

1500 schools around the country found to be in high earthquake danger, while 2 in Tzfat (Safed) to be evacuated and rebuilt.Ari Yashar, 29/10/2013 10:44
Yet Another Earthquake - This Time in Eilat

Yet Another Earthquake - This Time in Eilat

Israel's unusual period of seismic activity continues. Unlike previous tremors, latest earthquake felt in southern Israel.Ari Soffer, 23/10/2013 18:40
Erdan Warns 7000 Could be Killed in Earthquake

Erdan Warns 7000 Could be Killed in Earthquake

Home Front Minister says 200,000 could require assistance in a disaster, warns not enough incentives exist to strengthen buildings.Adam Ross, 23/10/2013 14:44
Expert: Quakes not a 'Promo' for Large One

Expert: Quakes not a 'Promo' for Large One

Dr. Efraim Laor, who was in charge of earthquake preparedness, says danger of major quake is unchanged.Gil Ronen, 23/10/2013 10:45
Second Earthquake of the Day Felt in North

Second Earthquake of the Day Felt in North

Tremors measuring 2.2 on the Richter Scale are felt in the area of Tiberias making it six quakes in five days.Adam Ross & Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/10/2013 16:10
Galilee: Fifth Quake in a Week

Galilee: Fifth Quake in a Week

Earthquake measuring 3.3 on Richter scale was centered in the Sea of Galilee.Gil Ronen, 22/10/2013 10:12
Officials Hold Assessment in Wake of Earthquakes

Officials Hold Assessment in Wake of Earthquakes

The Home Front Defense Ministry held an assessment after several earthquakes were felt around the Galilee region.Elad Benari, 21/10/2013 04:12
Earthquake Felt in Tverya Region

Earthquake Felt in Tverya Region

A 3.6-magnitude quake felt in northern Israel - the second in less than two days.Maayana Miskin, 20/10/2013 12:35
Earthquake Felt in Israel

Earthquake Felt in Israel

Quake measuring 6.4 on Richter scale was centered near Crete, in the Mediterranean.Arutz Sheva, 12/10/2013 21:02
Earthquake in Pakistan Kills 45, Creates Island

Earthquake in Pakistan Kills 45, Creates Island

A powerful earthquake in Pakistan has killed dozens of people and created a small new island., 24/09/2013 20:53
Iran's Bushehr Plant Damaged in Recent Earthquakes

Iran's Bushehr Plant Damaged in Recent Earthquakes

Countries monitoring Iran's nuclear program say the country's nuclear reactor in Bushehr was damaged by recent earthquakes.Elad Benari, 05/06/2013 03:42
Second Earthquake Rocks Iran

Second Earthquake Rocks Iran

A powerful quake hits Iran; hundreds feared dead. Communications shut down., 16/04/2013 15:46
Dozens Killed in Iran Quake near Nuclear Plant

Dozens Killed in Iran Quake near Nuclear Plant

Earthquake near Iran’s nuclear power plant at Bushehr, dozens killed and 800 injured. Maayana Miskin, 09/04/2013 20:48
Earthquake Doomsday Scenario: Hospitals Collapse

Earthquake Doomsday Scenario: Hospitals Collapse

Massive Home Front earthquake drill continues with scenario in which hospitals collapse in Eilat, Afula and Haifa.Maayana Miskin, 23/10/2012 09:52
National Defense Drill to Focus on Earthquakes

National Defense Drill to Focus on Earthquakes

The "Turning Point 6" nationwide drill, which begins on Sunday, will focus this year on earthquakes and earthquake preparedness.Elad Benari, 21/10/2012 04:40
Massive Iranian Earthquake Far from Nuke Sites

Massive Iranian Earthquake Far from Nuke Sites

More than 250 people have been killed in two powerful earthquakes in northwestern Iran, far from underground nuclear sites.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/08/2012 09:23
Dozens Dead in Major Iran Quakes

Dozens Dead in Major Iran Quakes

Nearly 200 people were killed and at least 600 injured in two major earthquakes that hit Iran on Saturday.David Lev, 11/08/2012 22:59
Greek Earthquake Sends Shivers throughout Israel

Greek Earthquake Sends Shivers throughout Israel

An earthquake on the Greek island of Rhodes sent unusually wide tremblors in Israel from the north to Be’er Sheva in the Negev. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/07/2012 13:04
New Home Front Campaign Focuses on Earthquakes

New Home Front Campaign Focuses on Earthquakes

Home Front Command launches new campaign aimed at informing Israelis about earthquake preparedness.Elad Benari, 02/07/2012 06:56