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North Korea Conducts 6th Nuclear Weapon Test, 6.3 magnitude Artificial Earthquake Detected

  • United States Geological Survey said that an earthquake of 6.3 magnitude near Punggye-ri (a known nuclear test site in the northeast region of North Korea) has been detected. North Korea’s state run news agency has announced that a successful hydrogen bomb ("two-stage thermonuclear weapon") test has been conducted on Sunday and is claimed to be the final step to attain “state nuclear force”. This is the sixth nuclear weapon test by DPRK and fourth under the current supreme leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea claimed that they have “succeeded in making a more developed nuke”.

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