Hamas Minister of Religious Affairs warns the Muslim world that Israel is trying to collapse Al-Aqsa Mosque with ‘artificial earthquake’ as a reason to build third Temple.
By Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar
Ismail Radwan, Minister of Religious Affairs in Gaza’s Hamas government, claims that Israel is trying to cause an artificial earthquake to totally collapse the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. According to Radwan, Israel is attempting to do so to establish the Third Temple.
The comments came at an event organized by female students of the College for Professional Applied Sciences. In response to the supposed “earthquake attack,” Radwan called for a general national enlistment to the military, and to support the mosque by having fixed presence at the site. Continue Reading »
Israel’s unusual week of mini-earthquakes continues. Unlike previous tremors, this latest earthquake was felt in southern Israel.
By Ari Soffer
Israel’s unusual period of seismic activity continued today (Wednesday), as yet another small earthquake was felt – this time in the southernmost Israeli city of Eilat.
Although epicenter of the quake, which registered 3.3. on the Richter Scale, was located in the Egyptian town of Taaba, tremors were registered in the Israeli resort city. No damage or injuries occurred.
This is the seventh such mini-earthquake in a week, and Israel has been abuzz with speculation as to whether such a rare string of tremors could portend a much larger earthquake. Continue Reading »
For 2nd time in 3 days, mild earthquake shakes Kinneret, Hula Valley region.
Israel’s northern residents were woken from sleep as 3.6 magnitude tremor shook homes during night: ‘Bed, windows really moved,’ resident reported.
By Maor Buchnik
A mild earthquake was felt in the Lake Kinneret and Hula Valley region at around 2:30 am Saturday night, the Geophysical Institute of Israel has confirmed.
3.6 on Richter scale — Photo: Reuters
According to the institute, the quake – the second in Israel this week – registered a light 3.6 on the Richter scale. No injuries or significant damage was reported. Continue Reading »
Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) was the center of 3.5-magnitude earthquake.
No injuries or major damage reported. Tiberias resident: ‘We thought a disaster was coming!’
By Ynet reporters
A mild earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter Scale hit north Israel Thursday night. So far there have been no reports of injury or damage. The Geophysical Institute of Israel said the quake’s epicenter was in Lake Kinneret. It was felt at around 9:20 pm.
Tiberias lakefront – Photo courtesy by Wikimedia Commons
Another Tiberias resident told Ynet: “All the neighbors stepped out of the building; they thought it was about to collapse. Continue Reading »
Eilat residents reported feeling an earthquake
at 2:52 pm, the shortly afterwards US information center confirmed: 4.9 earthquake originating in Sinai.
By Lital Gana
Earthquake in Sinai and Eilat: An earthquake shook the southern resort town of Eilat Saturday afternoon.
4.9 quake felt in Eilat – Photo: Danny Solomon
At 14:52 Eilat residents sent Ynet emails reporting the quake. “I live on the third floor and I the couch moved,” Dima wrote.
Ynet received numerous emails from local citizens reporting a 10-second quake. No injures or damage have been reported.
The Geophysical Institute of Israel has confirmed citizens’ reports that a 10-second earthquake was felt in the Eilat region. Continue Reading »
5.3 earthquake felt in areas from northern Israel to central Israel. No injuries. Epicenter believed to be in Cyprus.
An earthquake rocked Israel on Friday evening, shortly before 10:00 p.m. local time, and was felt in areas from northern Israel to central Israel.
According to a Channel 10 News report, the police in the Northern, Central and Tel Aviv Districts said they received hundreds of phone calls from citizens who felt the earthquake. Local residents reported feeling objects and buildings move for about 15 to 20 seconds. There were no reports of injuries or damages.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake measured 5.3 on the Richter scale and its epicenter was in Cyprus. Continue Reading »
Earthquake measuring 3.7 on Richter Scale felt north of Metula as well as in Kiryat Shmona and Safed. No injuries or damage reported.
3.7 on Richer Scale - Photo: Shutterstock
A 3.7 magnitude earthquakewas felt in northern Israel on Wednesday morning. The Geological Survey of Israel told Ynet that the quake’s epicenter was in south Lebanon and that it was primarily felt north of Metula. Israelis reported feeling the quake in Kiryat Shmona, Shlomi and Safed as well. No injuries or damage were reported.
“I suddenly felt the earth shaking below me,” Bracha Cook from Kiryat Shmona told Ynet. “It wasn’t scary, just odd. Continue Reading »