MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Over 50 people were injured in a recent 5.5-magnitude earthquake that hit South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported Wednesday citing the natural disasters center.
The earthquake that struck the southeastern city of Pohang in the province of North Gyeongsang earlier in the day, with several aftershocks recorded afterward, has affected 1,300 people, who are being hosted in five temporary shelters.
There was a 5.5 magnitude earthquake in Pohang, South Korea closest place most of you may know is Daegu one hour away. I hope people are able to contact their families to know they're safe. Please keep them in your prayers #재난문자— Mare | Vote BTS (@Mare3097) 15 ноября 2017 г.
NEWS: (서울) — #지진 Shocks felt in #Seoul, South #Korea after quake strikes the #Pohang-area, a southern, coast city. 5.5 magnitude is currently being reported. Struck at 2:29PM local time. #경북포항시 #BreakingNews @AP #서울 @KMA_earthquake for more information. pic.twitter.com/Az3L0lU5mO— 힐나비 (@theothersabrina) 15 ноября 2017 г.