On the same day that YWN-Israel reported on the need for earthquake preparedness in Eretz Yisrael, a quake was felt in the Haifa area at about 4:00pm, Monday. Baruch Hashem a light one that did not result in injuries or damage. Officials report the epicenter was in the Kfar Chassidim area.
According to officials in Israel’s Seismological Institute, the quake measured 3 on Richter scale, and it was felt in Haifa and Nesher. This was the second recent quake, with the previous one on March 20th measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale. That one was near Gesher Arik, north of the Kinneret area.
(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)