Earthquakes strike Korea more frequently

by BeFM News
Stripes Korea

A total of 223 earthquakes had occurred here in the county last year, which is 3.8 times more than the annual average.

According to a data released by the Korea Meteorological Administration(KMA), there were 223 earthquakes with a magnitude of above 2.0, and it is 3.8 times more than the annual average of 58.9 earthquakes.

Earthquakes with a magnitude of above 3.0 also occurred 19 more times than the average.

An average of 58.9 earthquakes occurred in South Korea from 1999 to 2016.

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