In the Diaspora Tisha B'Av is also a Holocaust Remembrance Day. The Israeli Yom Hashoah in the month of Nissan, when mourning is forbidden, was never accepted by many Orthodox Jews, and we observe Tisha B'Av to remember ALL the disasters and destructions that have befallen us. Israel is not the Messianic state, the Knesset is not the Sanhedrin, the Dome is not the Eternal Temple of G-d, Pres. Peres is not Moshiach from the House of David, the world does not recognise Israel as the Light unto the nations, there is not universal peace...
4.2-scale earthquake felt in Dead Sea, Jerusalem area (Haaretz)
from the article: Anshel Pfeffer / It is wrong to fast on Tisha B'Av