Category Archives: North Korea

One Year Ago — Small Artificial Earthquake Detected in North Korea

“It is clear that the quake wasn’t caused by an artificial explosion.”  South Korea Meteorological Administration (Anonymous) “This event occurred in the area of the previous North Korean Nuclear tests. We cannot conclusively confirm at this time the nature (natural … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Significant Uncertainties in the Yield Estimate of North Korea H Bomb

“In the preliminary analysis conducted within hours of the event, NORSAR reported an event magnitude of 5.8. This estimate was obtained using analysis procedures developed from investigations of the previous five North Korean test explosions, all of which were around … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — NORTH KOREA H-Bomb : First estimate of the Yield

“The institute recently succeeded in making a more developed nuke. Kim Jong-un watched an H-bomb to be loaded into a new ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile).” KCNA — North Korea State News Agency (September 3 2017) “Based on the similarity of the … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Radio Pyongyang Resurrects “NUMBERS STATION”

“Some are worried it signals that North Korean might be planning some type of operation, alerting its spies by sending the coded broadcast. But for that to be true, North Korean agents would have had to have been listening at … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Radio Pyongyang Resurrects its ‘NUMBERS STATION’. How does it work anyway?

“Numbers read on state radio may be cold war-era method of sending coded messages to spies in South Korea – or an attempt to wage psychological warfare.” Last year (2016), North Korea reactivated its ‘numbers station’. And now, V15 transmits … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREA — Small Artificial Earthquake Detected? [UPDATE]

“It is clear that the quake wasn’t caused by an artificial explosion.”  South Korea Meteorological Administration (Anonymous) “This event occurred in the area of the previous North Korean Nuclear tests. We cannot conclusively confirm at this time the nature (natural … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREA — Small Artificial Earthquake Detected?

“It is clear that the quake wasn’t caused by an artificial explosion.”  South Korea Meteorological Administration (Anonymous) CTBTO Analysts are looking at an unusual seismic activity of “small magnitude” in North Korea timed at 23-SEP-2017 08:30 UTC. An artificial explosion seems unlikely. Follow … Continue reading

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Significant Uncertainties in the Yield Estimate of North Korea H Bomb

“In the preliminary analysis conducted within hours of the event, NORSAR reported an event magnitude of 5.8. This estimate was obtained using analysis procedures developed from investigations of the previous five North Korean test explosions, all of which were around … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREA Claims to Have Successfully Tested H-Bomb [UPDATE — First estimate of the Yield]

“The institute recently succeeded in making a more developed nuke. Kim Jong-un watched an H-bomb to be loaded into a new ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile).” KCNA — North Korea State News Agency (September 3 2017) “Based on the similarity of the … Continue reading

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NORTH KOREA Claims to Have Successfully Tested H-Bomb [First estimate of the Yield]

“The institute recently succeeded in making a more developed nuke. Kim Jong-un watched an H-bomb to be loaded into a new ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile).” KCNA — North Korea State News Agency Sunday September 3 2017 North Korea said on Sunday … Continue reading

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