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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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)||36 km||5.1||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.