December 05, 2023

5.3 magnitude quake detected at N.Korea nuke testing zone

Suspected nuclear test takes place on DPRK Foundation Day

A 5.3 magnitude seismic event, likely a nuclear test, has been detected approximately 10km from North Korea's nuclear test site.

The event was recorded as taking place at a depth of zero kilometers by USGS and took place at 9.30AM Korean time,  on the DPRK's National Foundation Day, a public holiday.