Experts Say

N. Korea nuclear tests and earthquakes

The Korea Times
March 16, 2017
By Kim Tai-Jin

Nuclear testing has often been used as an indicator of scientific and military strength, and many most nuclear weapons states publicly declared their nuclear status by means of a nuclear test. North Korea conducted five underground tests at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site. Underground testing causes seismic activity of a magnitude that depends on the yield of the nuclear device and the composition of the medium.
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