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10-11-2006, 05:43 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile21655/Nuclear-Weapon-Test-in-North-Korea.htm>Nuclear Weapon Test in North Korea</a></b><br><br>The apparent nuclear test was conducted at 10:36 a.m. (1:36 a.m. GMT) in Hwaderi near Kilju city, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing defense officials.

-> The force of the blast was five to 15 kilotons.

-> The U.S. Geological Survey Web site recorded a light 4.2-magnitude earthquake in North Korea at 10:35 a.m., about 385 kilometers (240 miles) northeast of the North Korean capital, Pyongyang http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/ustqab.php#details<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/704036Clipboard01.jpg>

10-11-2006, 05:45 PM
It's interesting that Google Earth has a patch in this area just where the test took place.



10-12-2006, 12:57 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:

Nuclear Weapon Test in North Korea (http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile21655/Nuclear-Weapon-Test-in-North-Korea.htm)

Interesting this pair of locations about 6 miles east of the supposed location of the nuclear site.

Zoom in and have a look at each. Apparently no airstrip unless that is what the brown strips are but seems unlikely