1859 Erzurum earthquake
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|Local date||2 June 1859|
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent)|
The 1859 Erzurum earthquake occurred at 10:30 on 2 June. It had a magnitude of 6.1 and a maximum intensity of IX on the Mercalli intensity scale, causing 15,000 casualties. The earthquake destroyed much of the city of Erzerum.
- NGDC. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved 28 August 2010.
- Boğaziçi Üniversitesi. "Bogazici University Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute National Earthquake Monitoring Center (NEMC) List of historical earthquakes (Tarihsel Depremler)" (in Turkish). Retrieved 28 August 2010.
- Ring, Trudy; Watson, Noelle; Schellinger, Paul (2013-11-05). Southern Europe: International Dictionary of Historic Places. Routledge. ISBN 9781134259656.
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