Geologists reignited the debate Monday about whether to blame nature or humans for the devastating eruption nine years ago of an Indonesian mud volcano still oozing its all-consuming sludge today.
New analysis of underground gas levels measured at the time of the outburst point the finger to gas exploration -- not an earthquake -- as the trigger, a research team from the United States, Britain and Australia wrote in the journal Nature Geosciences.
Information of Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences
The Republican Seismological Service Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (AMEA) is conducting work on installation of seismic telemetry stations in the Caspian Sea.
The Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources of Azerbaijan reports of current grave activity of mud volcanoes Dashgil and Ayrantoken located in Alat township of Garadagh district of Baku.
Baku, Fineko/abc.az. The Ministry for Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan informs that mud volcano Shihzeyirli located in Gobustan region erupted yesterday.