Israel records third 4.1-magnitude earthquake in 24 hours

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 4.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in Israel for the third time in a day< /p>

Residents in Israel's northern region along the Mediterranean coast reported that another quake struck their area around 9 pm local time on Wednesday evening. It was Israel's third such quake in less than 24 hours.

The Israel Geological Survey reported that an earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale shook Israel's northern region around the border with Syria and Lebanon.

Residents of Nahariya, Krayot, Haifa and Nesh reported feeling tremors that were recorded by the Israel Seismic Network.
Earlier in the day, Israelis closer to the center of the country reported a second earthquake of magnitude 3.4 with an epicenter located near the city of Ariel in Samaria.

The epicenter of the first quake reported in Israel late Tuesday evening was also just 15 kilometers east of Ariel and south of from Shechem near the settlements of Jurish and Migdalim. These shocks had a magnitude of 3.5 on the Richter scale at a depth of three kilometers.

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