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Two Natural Earthquakes Occur near Changjin in N. Korea

Written: 2021-10-19 08:42:03Updated: 2021-10-19 09:30:44

Two Natural Earthquakes Occur near Changjin in N. Korea

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Two natural earthquakes were detected in the northeastern region of North Korea on Tuesday morning.  

According to South Korea's weather agency, the first quake with a magnitude of two-point-six was reported about four kilometers southeast of Changjin in South Hamgyong Province at 6:41 a.m. 

The Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA) said the second tremor with a magnitude of two-point-eight occurred four kilometers northeast of Changjin at 6:45 a.m.  

The KMA said the two quakes are both natural and presumed to have caused no damage. 

The tremors came after another natural earthquake with a magnitude of two-point-four occurred 36 kilometers northeast of Kilju in North Hamgyong Province on Sunday.

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