There is new evidence that North Korea may be preparing for an underground test of a nuclear bomb, U.S. officials told ABC News.

"It is the view of the intelligence community that a test is a real possibility," said a senior State Department official.

A senior military official told ABC News that a U.S. intelligence agency has recently observed "suspicious vehicle movement" at a suspected North Korean test site.

The activity includes the unloading of large reels of cable outside P'unggye-yok, an underground facility in northeast North Korea. Cables can be used in nuclear testing to connect an underground test site to outside observation equipment.
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@ 2006-10-09 11:45:04
USGS announced at 4.2 earthquake in 15 km from here coincident with Korea's announcement of their first test of a nuclear weapon.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/ustqab.php
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@ 2006-10-09 22:00:49
This has been identified as the tunnel entrance:
http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=Korea,+Democratic+People%27s+Republic+of&ie=UTF8&z=18&ll=41.280205,129.085241&spn=0.001858,0.003659&t=k&om=1

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http://www.armscontrolwonk.com/1167/nork-nuke-test-site