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M4.9 shallow earthquake detected in DPRK: Chinese seismological agency

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-01-06 10:13

BEIJING - A 4.9-magnitude earthquake jolted the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Wednesday morning, the China Earthquake Network Center (CENC) said.

The tremor struck at 0130 GMT at a depth of 0 km, with its epicenter initially determined to be at 41.3 degrees north latitude and 129.1 degrees east longitude, according to the CENC alert.

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