In Tokyo, said the power experienced in the DPRK nuclear charge. As reported to journalists by the Minister of defense of Japan, Itsunori of Onodera Pyongyang detonated a bomb with a TNT equivalent of 160 kilotons, reports on Wednesday, September 6, RIA Novosti.
He referred to these Treaty Organization comprehensive nuclear test ban (CTBTO), according to which the magnitude of the quake at the time held 3 September and the test was 6.1. According to Onodera, it’s almost 10 times the capacity of “Baby” — the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on 6 August 1945.
According to the initial estimates of the CTBTO, the magnitude of the tremors of the explosion was estimated at 5.8. Based on this, the defense Ministry of Japan made a conclusion that the charge capacity is equivalent to 70 kilotons. Then the rating changed accordingly to magnitude 6.0 and a capacity of 120 kilotons.
North Korea on Sunday, September 3 announced the successful test of a hydrogen warhead, which is designed to equip Intercontinental ballistic missiles.