Mud Volcano Erupts in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, Baku, March 14 A mud volcano erupted in the Gobustan region due to aftershocks, Geology Institute Mud Volcanoes Department Director Adil Aliyev told Trend.

He added that tremors were systematically recorded in the area.

"The institute is researching Shikhzeyirli and other mud volcanoes," Aliyev said.

The Shikhzeyirli mud volcano outside the Shikhzeyirli village in the Gobustan region erupted on March 13. A large mud-bath occurred on the surrounding area as a result of the explosion.

During the eruption, the flame height reached 60-70 meters.

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