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South Korea's biggest earthquake triggers nuclear safety concerns - South China Morning Post

Two earthquakes that jolted South Korea on Monday night, including the largest ever recorded in the country, prompted concerns about the safety of nuclear plants clustered in the quake-prone southeast. Korea's Meteorological Agency said the two ...and more »

Strongest-ever earthquake hits Korea, tremors felt nationwide - Korea Times

A 5.8-magnitutde earthquake, the most powerful seismic activity here since 1978 when the nation started measuring tremors, struck the historic city of Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province, at 8:32 p.m., the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said ...and more »

5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits South Korea: US Geological Survey - NDTV

Seoul, South Korea: A powerful 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit the southern region of South Korea Monday evening, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, following an earlier quake of 4.9-magnitude. The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) put the ...and more »

(News Focus) S. Korea still presumed safe from major earthquakes: experts - Yonhap News

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Yonhap) -- South Korean experts said Monday the country remains relatively safe from strong earthquakes that can lead to serious damage and major causalities, although expressing concerns that the frequency of tremors that are being ...and more »

Four South Korea nuclear reactors shut down after 5.8-magnitude quake - The Straits Times

South Korean high school students leave their school after an earthquake in Ulsan, about 300 kms southeast of Seoul on Monday (Sept 12). PHOTO: AFP. A 5.4-magnitude earthquake struck south-eastern South Korea on Sept 12, 2016.PHOTO: SCREENGRAB FROM ...and more »

Warning that Korean peninsula could become new quake zone after series of tremors in the South - Telegraph.co.uk

When South Korea was rocked on Monday evening by the most powerful earthquake since seismic records were first collated on the peninsula in 1978, there were mercifully few reports of injuries, and no serious damage. But experts are now warning that ...and more »

(News Focus) Gyeongju's history of earthquakes gets spotlight after record tremor - Yonhap News

GYEONGJU, South Korea, Sept. 13 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's southeastern coastal city of Gyeongju, hit by a magnitude 5.8 earthquake on Monday, isn't exactly a hub for seismic activity, but records show it has had its share of tremors over the span of ...and more »

South Korean Nuclear Plants Shut Down After Record Earthquake - POWER magazine

In response to what was a record earthquake for the country, four of South Korea's 25 nuclear power plants have been shut down as a precautionary measure. The Yonhap News Agency reported that the country's meteorological agency said Monday's 8:32 p.m ...and more »

No damages reported after biggest earthquake in South Korea's history - Christian Science Monitor

Two strong earthquakes rattled South Korea's Gyeongju city, including a record 5.8 magnitude temblor, but there were no reports of serious injuries or damage. By Associated Press September 12, 2016. close. An officer from the Korea Meteorological ...and more »

Some BTS fans under fire for inappropriate comments about Korea's recent earthquake - allkpop

On September 12, South Korea suffered from the biggest earthquake in the country's recorded history, affecting regions around Gyeongju. Despite the fact that the earthquake did not cause any serious damage, aside from two minor injuries, a few BTS fans ...and more »