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Minor earthquake shakes northern Israel

Illustrative: A researcher shows seismograph sensor readings from an earthquake in Mexico, on July 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Illustrative: A researcher shows seismograph sensor readings from an earthquake in Mexico, on July 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

A 3.5 magnitude earthquake shakes northern Israel, with the the epicenter 116 kilometers northwest of the northern city of Nahariya, according to the Israel Defense Force Home Front Command.

The quake did not endanger residents of the area and no alert was triggered as the impact was relatively minor, says the Homefront Command.

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