NORTH KOREA (ALBOENEWS) — A 5.6-magnitude earthquake that was detected in North Korea is believed to be a nuclear test, according to South Korean government officials.
The potential test took place Sunday and was said to appear to be an “artificial earthquake.” This would be North Korea’s sixth nuclear test.
UPDATE: South Korea is convening an emergency meeting of their government (12:22 a.m. ET)
The USGS has upgraded the magnitude of the shaking caused by the nuclear test to 6.3 (12:24 a.m. ET)[wordads]