2020년 09월 23일 수요일
뉴스홈 국제
2.0 magnitude quake hits southern North Korea, central South Korea

[서울=아시아뉴스통신] 레악카나기자 송고시간 2020-08-13 17:20

"He ordered the relevant field to submit a document on supplying every household in the afflicted area with the reserve food grain of the chairman of the State Affairs Commission," KCNA said. (Photo by= DTNext)



[아시아뉴스통신=레악카나 기자] A 2.0 magnitude earthquake hit North Korea's southeastern region close to the inter-Korean border Saturday, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said.The quake occurred at 2:58 a.m., 29 kilometers north-northwest of Pyonggang County in Kangwon Province, at a depth of 17 km, according to the KMA.

Pyonggang is located just across the border from South Korea's Cheorwon, 90 km northeast of Seoul. The epicenter was at 38.65 degrees north latitude and 127.16 degrees east longitude, the agency said, noting that damage is not expected from the quake. The maximum magnitude measured by regional observation equipment was 1, it added."No damage is expected from the quake," a KMA official said, adding, "It is analyzed to be a natural one."

On Saturday afternoon, a quake of the same magnitude struck the central South Korean county of Yecheon, the KMA said.The quake occurred at 1:15 p.m., 13 km north of the North Gyeongsang Province county, at a depth of 19 km, it said. Yecheon is 250 km southeast of Seoul. The epicenter was at 36.77 degrees north latitude and 128.48 degrees east longitude, the agency said, adding that no damage is expected from the quake.

[ 저작권자 © 아시아뉴스통신. 무단 전재 및 재배포금지]



제보전화 : 1644-3331    이기자의 다른뉴스보기
의견쓰기

댓글 작성을 위해 회원가입이 필요합니다.
회원가입 시 주민번호를 요구하지 않습니다.