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North Korea Nuclear Tests


North Korea's nuclear testing:

  • October 9, 2006, at a nuclear test site near Paekam. USGS measured the explosion on par with a 4.3 magnitude earthquake
  • May 25, 2009, at a nuclear test site near Paekam. USGS measured the explosion on par with a 4.7 magnitude earthquake
  • February 12, 2013, at a nuclear test site near Paekam. USGS measured the explosion on par with a 5.1 magnitude earthquake

A threatened fourth nuclear test would be the first under North Korean leader Kim Jong-un

Sources: News reports, U.S. Geological Survey

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