peking - In northern Korea a light earthquake occurred on Saturday. This is what the Chinese government agency Xinhua reports. The shock had a force of 3.4 and, according to Chinese earthquake experts, seemed to be a 'suspicious explosion.' The quake occurred at 10.30 (Dutch time) and was registered at a depth of no more kilometers.
The meteorological institute of South Korea says it has analyzed the quake and reports that it is likely to be a 'natural' earthquake.
Earlier recent bevels in the country were the result of nuclear tests. This earthquake occurred in the area near the North Korea test area.