Posted by: ctbtonewsroom | January 7, 2016

Technical findings on the DPRK event as of 7 January

The initial automatic detection of the event was made on 6 January 2016 at 01:36 UTC by 27 primary seismic stations stations, the closest being primary seismic (PS) station PS31, Wonju, Korea and PS37, Ussuriysk, Russia. One of the furthest was PS06, La Paz, Bolivia.

The initial estimate of the event’s magnitude was 4.9, which was revised to 4.85 in the course of further analysis.

See the full technical presentation (PDF) to Member States on 7 January 2016.



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