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March 21st, 2011
Korean Peninsula Moves up to 5 cm East Due to Japan Quake

The Korean Peninsula has moved a 5 centimetres to the east due to the massive quake that rocked Japan last week, a state-run astronomical institute said today. The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI) said that based on detailed global positioning system (GPS) data, the peninsula moved between 1 cm to 5 cm depending on the location, with Ulleung Island and nearby Dokdo islets in the East Sea being most affected. Read More