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4.3-magnitude tremor rattles southern Israel

Quaked felts across Arava, Eilat; No injuries or damage reported

Meir Ohayon
Published: 12.24.12, 18:24 / Israel Environment

A 4.3-magnitude earthquake was felt in southern Israel Monday. No injuries or damage were reported.


According to the Geophysical Institute of Israel the quake's epicenter was some 40km north of Eilat.


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The tremor was felt at 4:44pm in the southern resort city as well as several communities in the Arava region.


A 3.4-magnitude earthquake was felt in northern Israel in November. According to the GIS, its epicenter was 22km north of Nahariya.


The quake was felt in the greater Haifa area.



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