(OK, last one of these–I hope)
So, uh, in case you’d forgotten about North Korea in all the craziness…
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has been detected in North Korea, close to a site previously used for nuclear tests.
Chinese and South Korea officials said there were indications the tremor was man-made, meaning the North may have carried out a new nuclear test.
South Korean ministers are holding an emergency meeting, state media said.
Hey, that could be anythi–
Oh, I see. But, you know, how ba–
A confirmed test would mark another big step toward Pyongyang’s goal of building a warhead that can be mounted on a missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland.
Well, anyway, happy new year!
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