5.4 quake in southeast South Korea causes some minor damage


SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook South Korea’s southeastern coastal region Wednesday afternoon, breaking some windows and crumbling walls near the epicenter. No casualties were reported.The quake was centred off the coast about 9.3 kilometres (5.8 miles) northwest of the port city of Pohang, according to …

5.5 magnitude quake hits off South Korea’s coast

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korean media say an earthquake measuring magnitude 5.5 has hit off the country’s southeastern coast. Yonhap news agency says the quake was detected about 6 kilometres (4 miles) north of the southeastern port city of Pohang. Residents in the capital Seoul, more than 300 kilometres …

5.4 quake shakes southeast South Korea, tremor felt in Seoul

CORRECTION CORRECTS MAGNITUDE: People gather outside after evacuating Ulsan City Hall after an earthquake in Ulsan, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck off South Korea’s southeastern coast Wednesday afternoon, but no casualties were immediately reported.(Lee Sang-hyun/Yonhap via AP) (Associated Press) By Associated Press By Associated Press …

Small quake rattles North Korea nuclear testing grounds, not manmade: South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) – A small earthquake rattled the area near North Korea’s nuclear testing field but it did not appear to be manmade, South Korea’s weather agency said on Friday, the latest to be observed after the North conducted its sixth and biggest nuclear test in early September. Friday’s quake …

South Korea hit by 5.5-magnitude earthquake

South Korean media say an earthquake measuring magnitude 5.5 has hit off the country’s southeastern coast.  Yonhap news agency says the quake was detected about 6 kilometres (4 miles) north of the southeastern port city of Pohang.  Residents in the capital Seoul, more than 300 kilometres (186 miles) away, say …

Quake hits Japan off Fukushima but no damage or tsunami warning raised

A strong earthquake late on Friday shook northeastern Japan off the coast of Fukushima, the region hit by a massive quake and tsunami in 2011 that triggered a nuclear plant meltdown, but there were no reports of damage or injuries. The Japan Meteorological Agency said there was no danger of …

China says North Korean quake ‘suspected explosion’, South Korea says likely a natural quake

A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo. SHANGHAI/SEOUL (Reuters) – China’s earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude …

4th small quake detected since North Korea’s nuclear test

By Hyung-Jin Kim | AP By Hyung-Jin Kim | AP October 13 at 5:13 AM SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said it detected an earthquake Friday near North Korea’s main nuclear test site, the fourth since the country’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test explosion last month. Some experts suggested the area is …