As it is noted, the type of missile is being clarified.
According to Yonhap agency, North Korea could launch a ballistic missile.
The White House informed in its statement that the missile landed close to the Russian territory.
"With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan the President cannot imagine that Russia is pleased," the statement reads.
It was also reported that US president was briefed on the latest occasion. The White House also called for stronger sanctions against North Korea.