Magnitude 5.3 seismic event in North Korea: USGS
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(Reuters) - The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 5.3-magnitude seismic event in North Korea on Friday, near a nuclear test site in the northeastern part of the county.
The event at 9:00 a.m. local time had a zero depth. Its epicenter was 11 miles (18 km) east-northeast of Sungjibaegam, North Korea, the USGS said.
(This version of the story corrects local time of event in second paragraph)
(Reporting by Peter Cooney in Washington; Editing by Leslie Adler)
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