Pohang Suffers Aftershocks

  • By Patrick Park

    December 26, 2017 10:35


    A 3.5 magnitude earthquake occurred in Pohang in North Gyeongsang Province on Monday afternoon, an apparent aftershock of the 5.4 magnitude quake in the area on Nov. 15.

    Fifteen minutes later, a 2.1 magnitude aftershock followed.

    Resident in Pohang and nearby Gyeongju and Ulsan said the felt the walls and furniture shake.

    The Korea Meteorological Administration said aftershocks are common for a few months after an earthquake over 5.0.

    The region has suffered some 72 aftershocks, seven of them of a magnitude over 3.0.

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