List of earthquakes in Armenia

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This is an incomplete list of earthquakes in Armenia.

Region Time Mag. I Epicenter Depth (km) Fatalities Ref
1988-12-07 Spitak, Leninakan 07:41 UTC 6.8 Ms X 40°59′N 44°11′W / 40.99°N 44.19°W / 40.99; -44.19 5 25,000–50,000
1931-04-27 Zangezur 16:50 UTC 6.4 VIII–IX 39°24′N 46°00′W / 39.4°N 46.0°W / 39.4; -46.0 300–2,890 [1]
1679 Garni, Erivan, Kanaker Unknown 7.0 VIII 40°4′12″N,44°25′48″E N/A 7,600+
1268 Ilkhanate, Antioch[2] Unknown 7.0 VIII 37°30′0″N,35°30′0″E N/A 60,000+
893-12-27 Dvin, Artashat midnight 5.3–7 IX–X 40°0′0″N,44°24′0″E 30,000
Note: The inclusion criteria for adding events are based on WikiProject Earthquakes' notability guideline that was developed for stand alone articles. The principles described also apply to lists. In summary, only damaging, injurious, or deadly events should be recorded.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 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. 705, ISBN 978-0124406520
  2. ^ Principality of Antioch, at the time under Armenian rule.