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Ongoing GeoIntel and Analysis in the theater of nuclear war.  DEFCON Level assessment issued for public notification.  Established 1984.

China warns North Korean nuclear test site may collapse

Chinese geologists warned their North Korean counterparts that the Punggye-ri underground nuclear facility may collapse if future tests are performed, the South China Morning Post reported Friday. The site is located in the mountains approximately 80 kilometers (50 miles) from the North Korea-China border. On September 4, just after North Korea confirmed it had tested a…

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