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Minor earthquake rocks Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A minor earthquake rocked Jerusalem and the Dead Sea.

The temblor measured 3.5 on the Richter scale and was felt in Jerusalem and on the northern edge of the Dead Sea on Thursday morning, according to the Geophysical Institute of Israel.

The epicenter of the quake was located north of the Dead Sea. It also was felt in some areas of central Israel.

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale shook Eilat in June.

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