Feb 12, 2013
UPDATE -South Korean defense ministry confirms North Korea nuclear test
We earlier reported that South Korea was reporting that a possible North Korea nuclear test took place, according to NHK. The Reuters out out the following headline saying that "the USGS said the epicentre was close to North Korea's known nuclear test site." Bloomberg then has had its follow-up adding that the nuclear test was likely, quoting the South Korean Defense Ministry. Now, we have the South Korean Defense Ministry itself confirming that DPRK nuclear test was indeed conducted. SKorea to hold national security meeting according to Yonhap news in the next few hours. Coordinates of North Korea's '09 nuclear test were: 41.2°N 129.2°E ... The event that just happened shows the following coordinates 41.299°N 129.081°E.