The quake hit the world 6 kilometers from Pohang at 2:29 p.m., sending shocks to close by areas together with the southeastern port metropolis of Busan, the Korea Meteorological Administration stated.
|A constructing in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province, collapses after an earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hit the world. (Yonhap)|
The KMA stated that one other quake, now with a magnitude of 5.four, was additionally reported about 9 kilometers from Pohang.
The KMA despatched an earthquake alert through a cellular community and requested among the native residents within the affected space to evacuate instantly.
The nuclear energy plant Singori three in Ulsan is alleged to stay unaffected by the quake.
|(The Korea Meteorological Administration)|