Text #8831Editorial comment by Laura Knight-Jadczyk
Earthquake east of Jericho detected and assessed via Dead Sea lake bed cores; possibly 6.2 magnitude.
See: "Recurrence Pattern of Holocene Earthquakes along the Dead Sea Transform Revealed by Varve-Counting and Radiocarbon Dating of Lacustrine Sediments". Earth and Planetary Science Letters. Vol. 222& & & & .