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Geothermal plant triggered quake in South Korea: Experts

Posted On: Mar. 22, 2019 5:39 AM CST

Experts said that an experimental geothermal plant in the city of Pohang in South Korea triggered a 5.4-magnitude earthquake on Nov. 15, 2017, The Japan Times reported. The quake damaged about 2,000 properties in the region. The South Korean government is permanently shutting down the Pohang plant which cost $71 million to build.

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