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 …

Tremor Felt in North Korea, Blast Suspected, China Agency Says

A magnitude 3.4 tremor was detected in North Korea, the China Earthquake Networks Center said on Saturday, with a blast suspected. The tremor occurred at 41.36 degrees latitude and 129.06 degrees longitude at 4.29 p.m., it said. The CENC did not …Earthquake detected in North Korea hours after rogue nation threatens …

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 …

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 …

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 …

In Seoul, South Koreans Unafraid as North Korea Steals U.S.-South Attack Plans

I’m writing this from the South Korean capital, Seoul, where I’m on a flying one-day visit. I’m in the South, but can’t help thinking, often, about the North. Seoul always seems to be gray in pictures and when I pass through. Gray buildings, gray skies. There’s gray mist rolling across …

North Korea Cyber Army Hacked US-South Korea Plans to ‘Decapitate’ Kim Jong Un, Seoul Lawmaker Says

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No sound wave, ‘it was natural’: Chinese, South Korean monitors conclude North Korea quake was not nuclear

After hours of uncertainty, Chinese and South Korean monitors concluded late on Saturday that seismic activity in North Korea was a natural event, and not a nuclear test. South Korea’s weather agency reported a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in an area of