A magnitude 5.1 nuclear test was detected 376 km (234 mi) NE of Pyongyang, North Korea (DPRK) on January 6, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. local time (01:30 UTC), according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The event was picked up at seismic stations around the world. The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) said that the explosion occurred in roughly the same area as North Korea’s previous nuclear test on February 12, 2013. See also: Nuclear explosion; Nuclear testing; Seismographic instrumentation
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