It is the epicenter, the volcanic core of the conflict. The Dead Sea is famously the lowest land point on Earth, more than 400 meters below sea level. We career past settler homes in the midst of Palestinian neighborhoods; mini-settlement high-rises that have gone up in areas of the east like Ras al-Amoud; fortified enclaves with massive Israeli flags and around-the-clock security, snipers that pace the roofs. The government first decided five years ago that the country needed an enhanced system. Zechariah mentions the Earthquake that occurred in the days of King Uzziah of Judah. 3.2 km from Epicenter at 33.901, 35.519 (16.2 miles), 2018-11-03 17:42:51 UTC Nabatîyé et Tahta At first, Sachar would try to check and cross-check Seidemann's information against that of city officials. He is well aware that, especially in Israel, behind-the-scenes pressure is far more effective than a splashy headline. He believes clearly—and this is what we share—that occupation is damaging both occupied and occupier. Beirut There are cranes everywhere, building even more construction. These centers will then send out a warning before a destructive wave. If nuclear or climate doomsday is measured in minutes to midnight, then for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the two-state-solution doomsday are lines on the map. In other words , an Earthquake can occur in Jerusalem in the near future. at 09:08 July 22, 2008 UTC, Location: Nabatîyé et Tahta Every time the chandelier starts to sway and the dog loses it, geologists in Israel feel queasy. Israel's experience with earthquakes is minimal, but anticipation is growing that the big one prophesied for Jerusalem is about to strike. So detailed is his knowledge it seems, at times, Seidemann knows of every shovel, real or proposed, digging into the ground of this contested land, every pile of dirt shifting hands between Israelis and Palestinians. And he does that [with an eye] to current contemporary geopolitical Jerusalem and a sense of history. But "after a while, I didn't even second-guess the information he was telling me," says Sachar. Jerusalem too is riddled with fault lines, but none are active, says Hamiel. The southern Arava segment hasn’t been active since 1212, as said, which is over 800 years ago. (5.2 miles), 2016-06-29 13:24:32 UTC Also, most buildings in Israel predate laws requiring quake-resilient construction. Epicenter at 32.857, 35.571 What happens (on average) every 80 to 100 years is that one of the segments “unlocks” and we get a major quake on that segment – which may or may not have a ripple effect along the rift. If we don’t know when, can we ask where? The earth is a gaping maw; the road is well under way. (9.2 miles), 2008-08-13 06:05:29 UTC Meanwhile, critical infrastructure will be shut down. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "has been pissing from the high board, and what we hear from D.C. is, 'hey, there is a light rain.'". "E1 is one very distinct example of understanding something very dramatic and making the advocacy around it so that today the whole world knows that E1 is a problem," she says. When the wall originally went up, the Israelis claimed the land was absentee property—an excuse that would allow them to build on the land. Telephone +972-3-761-9056 41.2 km from Israel opted for such a system to help compensate for a shortfall in the number of earthquake-proof buildings, and because the country is located on the Dead Sea rift fault line. Whether or not you know his name, Daniel Seidemann is one of the essential keys to keeping the moribund peace process on life support. Swarms of tremors are more the norm in northern Israel, where towns have been toppling by earthquake since civilization began, but the Galilee isn’t the region causing Israel’s geologists to lose hair. at 15:08 August 04, 2020 UTC, Location: But they do mean that with every passing year without quake, the probability grows.