1859 Shamakhi earthquake
|Date||June 11, 1859|
|Depth||10 km (6.2 mi)|
|Areas affected||Shamakhi, Baku Governorate, Russian Empire|
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent)|
The 1859 Shamakhi earthquake struck Shamakhi in the Baku Governorate region of Azerbaijan, which was at the time part of the Russian Empire, on 11 June. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 5.9 and caused moderate damage and killed approximately 100 people.
- NGDC. "Comments for the Significant Earthquake". Retrieved 14 February 2016.
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