North Korea’s nuclear test caused no radiation across border says China and Japan

Vastavam web: China and Japan said today that no atmospheric radiation has been detected following North Korea’s most powerful nuclear test to date, amid fears of a leak from a “cave in” during the underground blast.North Korea yesterday carried out a powerful nuclear test, claiming to have developed an advanced hydrogen bomb that could sit atop an intercontinental ballistic missile.China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said in a statement that all monitoring stations in China’s northeastern border areas in the provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning and Shandong recorded radiation at normal levels.
The China Earthquake Administration reported that a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) at 11:30 AM yesterday with an epicentre depth of zero km, saying that it might have been caused by explosion.The state-run Korea Central Television announced yesterday that North Korea had successfully detonated an H- bomb, a hydrogen bomb that can be carried by an intercontinental ballistic missile.China’s Foreign Ministry has issued a statement expressing firm opposition to and strong condemnation of the test.