1859 Shamakhi earthquake
The 1859 Shamakhi earthquake struck Shamakhi in the Baku Governorate (present-day Azerbaijan Republic) 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.
|Local date||June 11, 1859|
|Depth||10 km (6.2 mi)|
|Areas affected||Shamakhi, Baku Governorate, Russian Empire|
|Max. intensity||IX (Violent)|