Fifth earthquake hits north, measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale
Published Tuesday 22/10/2013 (updated) 22/10/2013 15:31
A graphic showing the epicenter of the
quake in the Sea of Galilee. (MaanImages)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- An earthquake measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale hit northern Israel Tuesday morning, according to the Geophysical Institute of Israel.
The quake's epicenter was reportedly in the Sea of Galilee.
Israeli daily newspaper Yediot Ahranoth reported that the quake was felt across the North, in Tiberias, Nazareth, and the Galilee region, as well as in the occupied Golan Heights.
The earthquake is the fifth to hit the region since Thursday.