In this photo taken and released Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) and distributed in Tokyo by the Korea News Service, the Unha-3 rocket, shown on a monitor screen at an unknown location, being fired at a launch site on the west coast, in the village of Tongchang-ri, about 56 kilometers (35 miles) from the Chinese border city of Dandong, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korea Central News Agency via Korea News Service) JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION

North Korea showed Associated Press reporters images of its rocket launch on a day when the UN Security Council condemned the launch, saying it's a violation of Security Council resolutions.