North Korea Hit by ‘Artificial’ Earthquake After ‘Mine Explosion’

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An earthquake in a mining town in North Korea was caused by ‘artificial activity,’ it has been claimed.

The 2.1-magnitude tremor was reported in the town of Pyongyang near the border with South Korea around Thursday lunchtime.

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Meteorology experts in the South said the quake was likely to be caused by a mine explosion.

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