earthquakes in the Sea of Galilee
Since Wednesday morning, 4.7.2018, 15 earthquakes of magnitude 3 to 4.5 and more than 50 smaller ones occurred in the northern Sea of Galilee region.
This earthquake sequence strike between two active segments of the Dead Sea Fault. Similar earthquake sequence occurred during October 2013 in exactly the same region. Then, dozens of small earthquakes shook the area during a period of about one month. The Geological Survey of Israel is conducting detailed seismic and geodetic monitoring of the Sea of Galilee region and other active areas along the Dead Sea Fault. The Geological Survey of Israel is also implementing a national Earthquake Early Warning System for Israel – the "Truah project".
The figure presents the events of 2013 and 2018