Hirunews Logo
Tremor+Detected+Near+North+Korea+Nuclear+Plant
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 - 10:34
Tremor Detected Near North Korea Nuclear Plant
87

Shares
10,543

Views

The North Korean authorities say they have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb amid reports of a tremor near the main nuclear test site.

State media announced the test after monitors detected a 5.1 magnitude quake close to the Punggye-ri site.

The North is thought to have conducted 3 previous underground nuclear tests there since 2006.

A hydrogen bomb uses fusion to create a blast far more powerful than that of a more basic atomic bomb.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
873 Views
396 Views
1,789 Views
39,383 Views
3,038 Views
40,806 Views
Top