1667 Shamakhi earthquake
|Local date||November 25, 1667|
|Areas affected||Shamakhi, Shirvan, Safavid Iran (present-day Azerbaijan Republic)|
The 1667 Shamakhi earthquake occurred on 25 November 1667 with an epicenter close to the city of Shamakhi, Azerbaijan (then part of Safavid Iran). It had an estimated surface wave magnitude of 6.9 and a maximum felt intensity of X (Extreme) on the Mercalli intensity scale. An estimated 80,000 people died.
- NGDC. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved 27 August 2010.
- Matthee, Rudi (2012). Persia in Crisis: Safavid Decline and the Fall of Isfahan. I.B.Tauris. p. 153. ISBN 978-1-84511-745-0.
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