Seoul: An earthquake measuring magnitude 5.5 has hit off the country’s southeastern coast, the quake was detected about 6 kilometres north of the southeastern port city of Pohang, Residents in the capital Seoul, say they’ve felt tremors and are reporting their buildings have been shaken.
The two Korean warships arrived at Shuwaikh port on a 4-day friendly visit to Kuwait.
North Korea has fired a missile that passed over northern Japan early on Tuesday, the Japanese government said.
Spy satellites have observed North Korea moving a missile into position for a possible launch, with the US saying its forces are on high alert.
Officials have told US media that spy satellites have observed DPRK mobile missile launcher movement, indicating a intermediate-ballistic missile launch may be being prepared.
A North Korean plan to fire four missiles near the US Pacific territory of Guam will be ready for Kim Jong Un’s consideration in days, state media has reported, as an unprecedented exchange of military threats between Washington and Pyongyang intensifies. The intermediate-range missiles would be fired east and over Japan before landing around 30 to 40 kilometers (18 to 25 miles) off the coast of the tiny island if the plan is implemented, according to state-run KCNA. Guam is more than 3,000 kilometers from North Korea.
North Korea has successfully produced a miniaturized nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles, crossing a key threshold on the path to becoming a full-fledged nuclear power, U.S. intelligence officials have concluded in a confidential assessment.
President Donald Trump issued an extraordinary ultimatum to North Korea warning Pyongyang not to make any more threats against the United States or they will “face fire and fury like the world has never seen