02/13/2013 09:52 am ET

Google Maps Reveals Exact Site Of North Korea’s Nuclear Test, Plus Nearby Test Facility And Gulag

A sudden and unexpected earthquake inside the North Korean mountains late on Tuesday night, U.S. East Coast time, was a nuclear weapons test, the country’s third. The tremor, though not large, was immediately picked up by the U.S. Geological Survey, which also provided precise coordinates. Thanks to the miracle of technology — and Google’s just-unveiled mapping data for North Korea — we can plot those coordinates right into Google Maps. Here’s what it shows:

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