A 3.8 earthquake occurred in North Korea
- 2020-05-12 15:01
On the evening of the May 11th, 2020, a 3.8 earthquake occurred in the Northwest of Pyonggang, North Korea.
Yesterday (5/11), at 7:45 in the evening, a magnitude 3.8 earthquake occurred in Pyeonggang, Gangwon-do, North Korea. The epicenter of this earthquake is 32km northwest of Pyeonggang, Gangwon-do, North Korea. The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) revealed that the magnitude of the earthquake was initially analyzed at 4.0, and then manually refined and lowered it to 3.8.
The earthquake could be felt at a lower vibration, magnitude 2, in Gangwon, Gyeonggi, Incheon and Seoul (South Korean cities). A magnitude of 2 is a level where a small number of people on the upper floor of a building can feel the vibration. KMA also explained that this earthquake was analyzed as a natural earthquake when viewed in the form of a wave. This is the largest earthquake on the Korean Peninsula of 2020.