N Korea tremor 'different from quake': Japan

  • AFP, Tokyo
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  • Updated: Feb 12, 2013 09:10 IST

Scientists in Japan said Tuesday the earth tremor measured in the northest of the Korean peninsula was "different from a normal earthquake", reports said.

"The Japanese meteorlolgical agency detected the wave is different from a normal earthquake and centred at a latitude of 41.2 North and longitude 129.3 East, which is estimated at magnitude 5.2 when converting to an earthquake," public broadcaster NHK reported.

 

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