1679 Armenia earthquake

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1679 Armenia earthquake
1679 Armenia earthquake is located in Armenia
1679 Armenia earthquake
Date June 4, 1679 (1679-06-04) [1]
Magnitude 6.4 Ms [2]
Epicenter 40°12′N 44°42′E / 40.2°N 44.7°E / 40.2; 44.7Coordinates: 40°12′N 44°42′E / 40.2°N 44.7°E / 40.2; 44.7 [2]
Areas affected Khanate of Erevan, Persian Empire
Max. intensity IX – X [2]
Casualties 7,600 [1][2]

The 1679 Armenia earthquake (also called 1679 Yerevan Earthquake) took place in 1679 in the Yerevan region of Armenia, then part of the Persian Empire).[1] (→ Armenians in the Persianate).

Buildings destroyed[edit]

Yerevan Other places

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c (Armenian) Tadevos Hakobyan; ԵՐԵՎԱՆԻ ՊԱՏՄՈՒԹՅՈՒՆԸ (1500–1800 ԹԹ.) (History of Yerevan (1500-1800), 1979, Publishing of YSU, p. 328
  2. ^ a b c d Utsu, T. R. (2002), "A List of Deadly Earthquakes in the World: 1500-2000", International Handbook of Earthquake & Engineering Seismology, Part A, Volume 81A (First ed.), Academic Press, p. 69, ISBN 978-0124406520