4,300 Earthquakes Hit Indonesia in 2015: Report
TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - At least 4,300 earthquakes measuring more than 3 in Richter scale happened in Indonesia in 2015, according to a report. As many as 360 earthquakes among them were felt and 7 of them were destructive.
A seismologist from the Bandung Institute of Technology Irwan Meilano said that on average, in Indonesia, earthquakes happened every day.
Irwan also said that the data was taken from the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).
"Ironically, almost all destructive earthquake happen in areas not included in the earthquake map,” Irwan said on Sunday (27/12).