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Nuclear Weapon Test in North Korea

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

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