12 iulie 2018

On shaky ground


An estimated 7,000 people would be killed if Israel were to be struck by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, and 377,000 would be left homeless. A series of earthquakes has rocked the country recently, rattling residents and shaking the dust off many old reports on the need to be prepared for The Big One. The last major earthquake, a 6.25 magnitude whopper whose epicenter was in the northern Dead Sea region, struck in 1927 causing hundreds of fatalities and massive destruction in Tiberias, Jericho, [...]