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January 13, 2014 7:27 am

Minor Earthquake Shakes Northern Israel

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Sea of Galilee, Israel. Photo: Wiki Commons.

International Business Times – While former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was laid to rest Monday on his farm in southern Israel, a minor earthquake shook the country’s northern region.

As dignitaries from all over the world paid their respects to one of Israel’s last founding leaders, residents of northern Galilee told that they’d experienced a quake around midday. Confirming those accounts, the Israel Geophysical Institute reported the quake measured 3.5 on the Richter scale

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