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Offline Oceander

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Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Detected Off North Korean Coast
« on: March 31, 2014, 09:35:47 PM »

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Re: Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Detected Off North Korean Coast
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2014, 09:39:31 PM »
Yeah, the location really doesn't fit with a nuclear test.  To drill down 10 miles is something you just cannot hide doing.

If it was only a subsurface burst, then they just opened a giant can of worms because even China would flip over a non-underground test.

Either way, nuclear detonations generate a completely different kind of waves that are clearly different than an earthquake.  If it was a nuke, it would be very obvious, very quickly.
« Last Edit: March 31, 2014, 09:40:06 PM by Atomic Cow »
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Re: Magnitude 5.0 Earthquake Detected Off North Korean Coast
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2014, 09:46:36 PM »
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