Details of Disaster Information

Azerbaijan : Earthquake : 1999/06
GLIDE: EQ-1999-000196-AZE  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 1999/06
Name Earthquake
Outline An earthquake measuring 3.5 to 4 on the Richter scale struck the central regions of Azerbaijan at 2:30 p.m. (09:30 GMT) on Friday, 04 June 1999. The epicentre was between the three small towns of Agdash (240 km west of the capital Baku), Geokchai and Udzhar.

Human Impact Physical Impact Others
OCHA Situation Report No.2 - 99/06/21
There were no reports of fatalities. In Agdash district, about 150 houses were totally destroyed, 800 houses were damaged, five educational institutions and four hospitals received some damages.
The damages on 4 June 1999 to the central regions of Azerbaijan is estimated at $US 5 million.

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