Nuclear reactors unaffected by magnitude 5.4 quake: KHNP

Rare 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern S. Korea

So far, there have been no reports of fatal casualties with 7 minor injury cases as of 4:32 PM KST, but it seems the quake did take a toll on building exteriors, vehicles, and in some cases, indoors.

South Korea was hit by a major 5.4 magnitude natural disaster earlier today.

Devin, like you said the 5.4 magnitude quake hit the northern region of Korea's coastal city of Pohang at around half-past-two this afternoon.

The most powerful quake recorded in the south was a 5.8-magnitude tremor that hit the southeastern city of Gyeongju in September past year.

No serious casualty was reported yet.

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The epicentre was about 6 km north of Pohang, and the tremors were felt across the country. Six aftershocks followed for about 30 minutes ranging from magnitude 2.4 to 3.6.

According to local TV footage, some of the buildings saw external wall damaged and window broken. The residents of Pohang were told to evacuate and reports emerged about buildings shaking following the tremors.

Following the quake, Paik Un-gyu, minister of trade, industry and energy, convened an emergency meeting via conference call to check major energy facilities, including power plants, pipelines and petroleum reserves, and ordered energy firm chiefs to take necessary measures if needed.

South Korean President Moon Jae-In, on his way to Seoul after attending the Asean summit in Manila, is set to hold an emergency meeting upon arrival, his office said.

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