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Corrected - China Earthquake Administration detects 'suspected explosion' in North Korea
September 3, 2017 / 4:01 AM / 20 days ago

Corrected - China Earthquake Administration detects 'suspected explosion' in North Korea

(Corrects to zero kilometres, not metres)

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Earthquake Administration said on Sunday it detected a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in North Korea that was a “suspected explosion”.

The administration said in a statement on its website that the quake, which occurred around 11:30 a.m. (0330 GMT), was recorded at a depth of zero kilometres.

Reporting by Philip Wen; Editing by Himani Sarkar

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