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Posted on 09/02/2017 11:21:50 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
New 4.6 Magnitude Earthquake Detected In North Korea Due To 'Cave In': China
A 4.6 magnitude earthquake followed the initial earthquake of 6.3 magnitude in North Korea, which is believed to have been caused by a nuclear test.
World | Agence France-Presse | Updated: September 03, 2017 11:20 IST
BEIJING: A second earthquake due to a "cave in" has been detected near North Korea's nuclear test site, the China Earthquake Network Center said Sunday, minutes after a major explosion recorded by US experts indicated a sixth atomic test.
The new 4.6 magnitude quake at a depth of zero kilometers could be due to a "collapse (cave in)" Chinese authorities said, without giving further details.
The first -- of 6.3 magnitude according to the US Geological Survey -- could be the North's sixth nuclear test, Seoul's military said, adding that it was detected near the North's Punggye-ri test site.
Japan said it had confirmed such a test.
USGS said the tremor was located 24 kilometers northeast of Sungjibaegam, in North Hamgyeong province. "It's an explosion rather than an earthquake," Jana Pursley, a USGS geophysicist, told AFP.
China said it also had detected a seismic shock of 6.3 magnitude caused by a "presumed explosion".
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North Koreas Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site: Analysis Reveals Its Potential for Additional Testing with Significantly Higher Yields
By Frank Pabian and David Coblentz
10 March 2017
Commercial satellite imagery of the Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site shows that substantial tunnel excavation is continuing at the North Portal (previously the West Portal), which provided support for the last four of the five declared underground nuclear tests conducted by the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. The North Portal tunnels provide direct access under Mt. Mantap, where up to 800 meters of overlying rock is available for test containment. This locale provides the maximum overlying rock possible within the entire test site and is where the most recent and largest detected test occurred on September 9, 2016 (estimated at 15-20 kilotons yield). The continued tunneling under Mt. Mantap via the North Portal has the potential for allowing North Korea to support additional underground nuclear tests of significantly higher explosive yields, perhaps up to 282 kilotons (or just above a quarter of a megaton).
I’m shocked, said the geologist. Just shocked!
To which Claude Raines replied, “I said it first”.
They’re going to have a great big nuclear explosion if they don’t knock it off.
“Theyre going to have a great big nuclear explosion if they dont knock it off.”....
Perhaps Little Fat Boy and his ilk will fall into a deep hole they created all by themselves. Wishful thinking! The only ones I would feel sorry for are those innocent people.
The world can hope fat boy is at the bottom of the cave in.
Related to this nuclear test??
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