Earthquakes in AzerbaijanIn Azerbaijan earthquakes can be strong and cause heavy damages in a circle of dozens of kilometers. Measured by the size of the country, earthquakes do not occur very frequently.
33 people died since 1950 by direct consequences of earthquakes.
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Most recent eventsThis list includes the strongest earthquakes recorded in or around Azerbaijan by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in the past 14 days. Whether an event is listed here depends largely on its magnitude, but also on its distance from inhabited areas. All data refer to the local time. This page is updated daily at 11am UTC.
- May 14, 9:14 pmMagnitude 4.3: 16 km west-southwest of Metsavan, Armenia at a depth of 11.77 km.
Earthquakes in Azerbaijan since 1950The strongest earthquake in Azerbaijan happened on 11/25/2000 in the region Baku with a magnitude of 6.8 on the Richter scale. The shifting of tectonic plates in a depth of 11 km resulted in 31 deaths.
|02/05/2019||Shemakha (Semacha)||10 km||5.0||0|
|06/04/1999||Agdas, Ucar, Agali||50 km||5.4||1|
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Several data have been summarized and translated.