North Korea Nuclear Tests

Event information of Six NKNTs

North Korea has conducted six nuclear tests since 2006. Event information of the six nuclear test are given by Prof. Lianxing Wen’s group at USTC and summarized by Yao et al. (submitted to SRL).

Table 1. Summary of event information of North Koare’s six nuclear tests

No. Date Time Latitude Longitude Depth (m)
1 2006-10-09 01:35:28.000 41.2874 129.1083 -
2 2009-05-25 00:54:43.180 41.2939 129.0817 610
3 2013-02-12 02:27:51.331 41.2908 129.0763 430
4 2016-01-06 01:30:01:038 41.2980 129.0715 690
5 2016-09-09 00:30:01.366 41.2985 129.0780 790
6 2017-09-03 03:30:03.788 41.2982 129.0742 760

Downloads

  • NKNT.dat: Locations of six NKNTs in plain text.
  • NKNT.kml: Locations of six NKNTs in KML format.

NKNT 2017

On 3 September 2017, North Korea conducted sixth nuclear test, which is the largest. This test had resulted in an on-site collapse of the Mt. Mantap, and triggered an earthquake swarm 8.4 km north of the nuclear test site.

For details of the collapse and earthquake swarm after the 2017 test, click here.

Publications

. Collapse and earthquake swarm after North Korea's 3 September 2017 nuclear test. Geophysical Research Letters, 2018.

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Talks

Collaspe and Earthquake swarm after North Korea's 2017 nuclear test
Jun 15, 2018 1:30 PM
Fine-scale Structure of the Earth's Inner Core Boundary and Aftershocks of North Korea's 2017 Nuclear Test
Jun 14, 2018 3:00 PM