Minor earthquake rattles Jerusalem and Dead Sea
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Minor earthquake rattles Jerusalem and Dead Sea

Tremor measures 3.5 on the Richter scale; no reports of injuries

Aerial view of Jerusalem (photo credit: Qanta Ahmed/File)
Aerial view of Jerusalem (photo credit: Qanta Ahmed/File)

An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale was felt in Jerusalem and on the northern edge of the Dead Sea early Thursday, according to the Geophysical Institute of Israel.

There were no reports of injuries or damage.

A moderate earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale shook Eilat in June. The epicenter of that quake was some 200 kilometers south of Eilat, in the Red Sea’s Suez gulf. There were no injuries or damage.

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