2 minor earthquakes recorded in northern Israel

Early Monday morning, a 3.2 temblor was felt in the north of the country. No damage was reported.

Residents of northern Israel who happened to be awake before dawn on Monday might have felt a small earthquake that hit at 2:38 a.m. The quake registered 3.2 on the Richter scale.

The small temblor was followed by a smaller quake at 3:53 a.m., which registered 2.8 on the Richter magnitude scale.

Located in one of the most seismically active regions of the world, small-scale earthquakes are a common occurrence in Israel. In the past seven days, the Geological Survey of Israel has registered nine small earthquakes that ranged from 2.1 to 3.3.

None of the minor temblors resulted in any damage or injuries.