Earthquake trivia:Is China the country with the most land earthquakes?

Researcher Han Zhujun of the Institute of Geology of the China Earthquake Administration said in an interview with…

Researcher Han Zhujun of the Institute of Geology of the China Earthquake Administration said in an interview with the media: “China, like Japan, is the country with the worst earthquake disaster in the world.”


Earthquake trivia:Is China the country with the most land earthquakes?
Earthquake trivia:Is China the country with the most land earthquakes?

     He gave such a set of data: Since the 20th century, there have been nearly 800 earthquakes of magnitude 6 or above in China, and the number of people who died in the earthquake reached 550,000, accounting for 53% of the global earthquake deaths. Chinese people are often proud of “we use 7% of the world’s land to support 22% of the world’s population.” However, few people know that China’s 7% of the country also suffers from 33% of the world’s strong earthquakes. The country with the strongest earthquakes in the world. The weak sense of Chinese earthquake resistance is the biggest difference between China and Japan.

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