Record earthquake triggers safety concerns - The Korea Herald

A record-breaking earthquake has raised safety concerns over nuclear reactors in South Korea, despite meteorological chief saying that larger earthquakes are unlikely. Ko Yun-hwa, the head of the Korea Meteorological Administration said on Tuesday ...and more »

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

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 »

S. Korea jolted by biggest-ever earthquake, tremor felt nationwide - Xinhua

Students stand outside their dormitory building after the earthquake in Busan, South Korea, on Sept. 12, 2016. A 5.8-magnitude earthquake jolted southeastern South Korea on Monday, the biggest-ever quake striking the country, injuring at least two ...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 »

(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 »

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: ...and more »

5.8M Earthquake Hits South Korea Injures 6 and Brings 22 Tremors of 2-3M [Updated] - Guardian Liberty Voice

The Korea Times reported on Sept. 13, 2016, at 12:41 a.m. KST that a strong earthquake that hit the city of Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:32 p.m. KST. The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) confirmed ...and more »

South Korea hit by 5.4-magnitude earthquake -

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 second tremor higher ...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 ...and more »

Magnitude-5.8 earthquake jolts southeastern S. Korea - The Korea Herald

A record magnitude-5.8 earthquake jolted most of South Korea, the country's meteorological agency said Monday. The quake detected at 8:32 p.m. was the strongest tremor reported on the Korean Peninsula to date, being noticeably stronger than the ...and more »