A magnitude 4.2 earthquake that struck Cyprus was felt near in northern Israel early Sunday morning • Full Story
An earthquake measuring magnitude 4.2 at a depth of 7.6 kilometers hit Cyprus and was felt in northern Israel early on Sunday, according to the Center for Monitoring of Earthquake and Tsunami Areas in Turkey.
According to Walla, the seismological event could be felt in Haifa, the Jordan Valley, Tiberias, Beit She’an and Afula.
Police said that “the earthquake occurred in the area of Cyprus with a magnitude of 3.7.”
“The earthquake was felt in Israel in the area of Beit She’an in the north and dozens of calls were recorded in the 100 hotspots,” they continued. “No casualties and damage were reported and no tsunami alert was issued,” Maariv reported.
Just two weeks earlier, another earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck the Mediterranean island nation, Reuters reported. This earthquake was felt across Israel, according to Ynet.