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Earthquake hits North Korea near nuclear test site
Washington, Oct. 13 (Petra)-- A shallow 2.9-magnitude earthquake struck near North Korea's nuclear test site before dawn on Friday, the US Geological Survey said The tremor hit with a depth of around 5km with the epicenter located north of the Punggye-Ri testing site.

"This event occurred in the area of the previous North Korean nuclear tests. The event has earthquake-like characteristics, however, we cannot conclusively confirm at this time the nature (natural or human-made) of the event," the US agency said.

13/10/2017 - 01:19:37 PM

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