A view of the Eilat Mountains and the Red Sea.
(photo credit: MINISTRY OF TOURISM)
A light earthquake struck southern Israel just after dawn on Monday.
According to seismologists, the tremor, which was felt most in the Negev region stretching from Eilat to Beersheba, registered 4.8 on the Richter scale.
There were no reports of injuries or damage to property.
The quake's epicenter was the Sinai Peninsula.