Welcome to Seismology Division

The Geological Survey of Israel , has been assigned by the Ministry of Energy in Israel, to perform studies and surveys to reduce earthquake risk to the State of Israel. In that capacity, the Seismology Division initiates R & D projects in many fields of seismology for better understanding the earthquake phenomena in our region and their possible consequences.


The Seismology Divisions Responsibilities are:
  • Evaluating seismic hazards in Israel i.e.: estimating the expected ground motions generated by local and regional earthquakes.
  • Management of the seismic network of Israel including; Build, operate, maintain, record and store , document and secure.
  • Preparing the Seismological Bulletin.
  • Identifying the seismogenic zones – and estimating their rate of seismicity
  • Preparing earthquake scenarios.

Recent Earthquakes

Did you felt an earthquake that is not on the list?

If you felt an earthquake, please check in the list of last earthquakes. if the time you felt corresponds to one of the earthquake listed in the table. You have to click on the earthquake in order to get more data about the earthquake and also we ask you to fill out a questionnaire what you felt during the earthquake?.