Sunday, October 08, 2006

North Korea's nuclear test

North Korea has claimed it made a nuclear test on this monday morning at 10:35AM local time.
Reports show that this claim is true. The USGS Earthquake hazards program has detected an earthquake at the exact same moment (10:35am local time) in North Korea, approximately 45 miles North of Kimchaek.
The quake has a magnitude of 4.2 and a detected depth of 0 km. It's location is 41.311°N, 129.114°E.
Further details can be found on this USGS page