Tectonic fault in Azerbaijan — PHOTO

Tectonic fault in Azerbaijan - PHOTO

In Azerbaijan, there is a strong tectonic plate fault with the direction of the southern part of the country to the north.

Tectonic fault in Azerbaijan - PHOTO

As 1news.az reports with reference to ANS Press, according to the chief engineer of the National Geological Service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources Shaig Niftieva, tectonic fault passes through Lankaran, Salyan, Shirvan region and extends to the north-east. Despite the fact that on the surface crack does not seem so large, in fact, its width is up to two meters.

Note that currently the most active tectonic fault observed in Salyan. Cracks are listed on the main road Shirvan-Salyan and several houses in the village of Abad.

Tectonic fault in Azerbaijan - PHOTO

Specialists MENR and Nana have conducted monitoring in Salyan-Shirvan area. According to experts, the cause of the fault lies in the tectonic activity in the West of the Caspian region.

Tectonic fault in Azerbaijan - PHOTO

It is found that at the present time in this area are serious tectonic processes.

Tectonic fault in Azerbaijan - PHOTO

Earthquake of 2.3 — 2.8 points, occurred between 14-28 February, the activation of mud volcanoes and landslides warrant such a conclusion.

Tectonic fault in Azerbaijan - PHOTO

However, at present there is stabilization of tectonic break.

Tectonic fault in Azerbaijan - PHOTO

Next week will be monitored in other parts of the fault.

Ilkin Babaev

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