Strong Earthquake North Korea 03-Sep-17 (E172460330)

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Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below.
Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Magnitude 6.3 [subject to review and confirmation]

Small Location map

USGS are now reporting this as an explosion
Possible explosion, located near the site where North Korea has detonated nuclear explosions in the past. If this event was an explosion, the USGS National Earthquake Information Center cannot determine its type, whether nuclear or any other possible type. The Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC) is the sole organization in the federal government whose mission is to detect and report technical data from foreign nuclear explosions.

  • Date-Time: 2017-09-03T03:30:01.940Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 41.343°N, 129.036°E
  • Seismic Region: 41 – Eastern Asia
  • Seismic Geo Area: 6590 – North Korea
  • Earthquake depth: 0.0 km
  • Tsunamigenic: No. (Not tsunamigenic or unknown at this time)
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: Reviewed
  • Event ID: us2000aert
  • Version Timestamp : 2017-09-03T07:27:29.770Z


Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser Historical Information
Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer
Location map

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