North Korean Earthquake – What MSM Is Covering Up

China Experts: 3.4-quake Hits N. Korea in ‘Suspected Explosion’

 

 

Military News
Agence France Presse
23 Sep 2017

China’s seismic service CENC on Saturday detected a zero-depth, 3.4-magnitude earthquake in North Korea, calling it a “suspected explosion”.

The epicenter is roughly the same as that of a previous shallow earthquake on September 3, which turned out to be caused by a North Korean nuclear test, China’s official Xinhua news agency said.

The earthquake comes after days of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s regime over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions that has raised international alarm.

There seemed to be some initial difference of opinion, however, with Seoul’s Korea Meteorological Agency (KMA) saying that it had registered a tremor of a similar size, but judged it a “natural quake”.

The quake comes amid soaring tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons program, with the firing of two missiles over Japan in recent weeks and its sixth and largest nuclear test earlier this month.

The September 3rd test was North Korea’s most powerful detonation, triggering a much stronger 6.3-magnitude quake that was felt across the border in China.

…Pyongyang later said it had tested a hydrogen bomb that could be fitted onto a missile — an assertion that no foreign government has so far confirmed.

The move prompted global condemnation, leading the U.N. Security Council to unanimously adopt new sanctions that include restrictions on oil shipments.

Hydrogen bombs, or H-bombs, are thermonuclear weapons far more powerful than ordinary fission-based atomic bombs, and use a nuclear blast to generate the intense temperatures required for fusion to take place.

Kim on Friday threatened the “highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history” in a tirade against Trump’s warning that Washington would “totally destroy” the North if the U.S. or its allies were threatened.

Monitoring groups estimate that the nuclear test conducted in North Korea earlier this month had a yield of 250 kilotons, which is 16 times the size of the U.S. atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945.

Washington announced tougher restrictions Friday aimed at curbing North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile program, building on new, tough United Nations sanctions aimed to choke Pyongyang of cash.  E O: Imposing Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea

…But on the fringes of the U.N. meeting this week, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho upped the tensions further, telling reporters Pyongyang might now consider detonating a hydrogen bomb outside its territory.

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While I don’t doubt Seoul’s information, I do believe that China would not release such a report without cause and concern.

This chest bumping rhetoric is dangerous and to some degree unnecessary. Let the new sanctions imposed do their job and stop baiting the madman.

Actually, the Democrats have pushed for years to start a war just as we saw evidence of their intent during the last presidential election. They chose Russia first, but I doubt they care who it is with. Some of them must have invested heavily in war equipment and weaponry.

I am very glad Trump has taken a stand in letting this regime know that their tactics are no longer working; but, sometimes I think his yard dog tactics are a bit over the top for me. When you are dealing with a psychopath, poking only enrages and creates problems. In this case it creates a dangerous situation for many, many people. 

To me what is truly crazy is not this problem, though it is extremely serious, but the one on our own shores. You would think that Democrats and liberals would have learned to shut up by now and realize the more they rant and agitate, the more noise there is. The more noise there is, the LESS citizens have time and opportunity to determine for themselves just whether President Trump is succeeding in his job or whether he is not. But then they would become less relevant and receive less media air time so I guess that won’t ever happen. It is possible that without their stupidity, we as a nation would be more inclined to review President Trump’s actions with a clearer eye. Their determination to hate on Trump is only fueling our own internal war of words and possibly eventually actions.

The same holds true with North Korea. The more they posture and refuse to come to the table in some effort to solve this dilemma, the more noise there comes between the world powers. The more words exchanged, the less likely of a solution other than war.

I just saw a video of Kim Jong-Un during the past few days as he was “supported” in his walking to the podium by two of his top aides who appeared to actually be holding him up. The fact that he was faltering in his walking and that when they turned loose for a moment he appeared to stagger shakily to the side provides more grist for the mill.

Perhaps he had imbibed a little too freely with some recreational drug or alcohol. Or might we consider the questions–Is his health  okay or  is he actually more a figure-head for his military who has the goal of war as a heroic effort for them as underdog? What would happen in the case of his health taking a turn for the worst? Would the military step in and complete a goal that many of them have had for years thanks to Kim Jong-Un Un’s supposedly revered grandfather? Or, would they step back and negotiate to save the country?

–Uriel–

 

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8 Responses to North Korean Earthquake – What MSM Is Covering Up

  1. Wise Owl says:

    Wow– great questions, Uriel. My biggest hope is that they accidentally nuke themselves during one of these tests, frying their military leadership AND KJU’s.

  2. NewMexicoBiker says:

    I agree that President Trump’s baiting of this psycho can only push Kim Jong Un further toward making a stupid irrevocable act of war against the US or Allies, but maybe that is one of the administration’s ultimate options. In my humble opinion, a total physical annihilation of NK’s war machine and political and military elite is the only long term solution. I say this knowing that hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions of South Korean lives will be lost or badly changed forever, and the same goes for the NK enslaved populace. It might come down to either them or the rest of the world, so let’s not kick the can any farther. China will not retaliate. They need us like a tick needs a live mammal.

    MacArthur was spot-on.

  3. Uriel says:

    Welcome to Hardnox NewMexicoBiker…I agree had MacArthur been turned loose to do his worst, I doubt much of this would have ever come to this point. I agree with your statement and points too. My Only hesitation is that Iran is now taking a page out of NK book of stupidity and using their missiles (need I remind anyone these were NOT included in that arse end of a camel agreement NOT treaty). Therein lies a greater threat…They are crazy like a lying jackal and more dangerous in the long run than NK. After all, how many millions of muslims are around the world and how many would rise up to support their religious holy war?

  4. SafeSpace says:

    Has Rocket Man come down with the Walkin’ Hillary Disease? Stumbling to podiums, relying on others to catch him before he falls. Looks to me like he’s been eatin’ a few too many kim chee biscuits. That boy is sportin’ a fat face under his idiotic haircut.

  5. vonMesser says:

    Odd thought – Germany and Japan were totally destroyed in 1945, but now are economic powerhouses. Is NORK playing the “Mouse that Roared” scenario? Do they want the US to “destroy” them in order to rebuild massively in a new Marshall Plan?

    • Uriel says:

      Von did you perhaps study political science under my old college professor? One of the few lectures I remember from those days was along the same line of thinking.

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