March 13 in Gobustan region of Azerbaijan mud volcano erupted Shyhzeirli.
As reported AzerTAj to the website of the Ministry for Emergency Situations, according to witnesses, before the eruption of an explosion was heard, spewed mud breccia, then came the fire. Height pillar of fire over 50 meters.
In order to prevent possible emergencies ministry experts and rescuers immediately arrived at the scene.
Currently height pillar of fire on the volcano Shyhzeirli significantly decreased and the flame is observed in two foci 1-2 m high. Volcanic activity gradually decreases. On some hills in the neighborhood there is an eruption breccias. Around the crater there are deep cracks.
The eruption of the volcano presents no danger to the local population.
Experts continue monitoring.
More on the two mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan is a serious activity
The eruption of the mud volcano Shihzeyirli flame height reached 60-70 meters, the heat of it was felt in a radius of 3 kilometers
Baku. Kamal Guliyev — APA. Ended March 13 eruption of the mud volcano Shihzeyirli in Gobustan. Currently, out of the volcano and the flame gas up to 1.5 meters. Told APA is currently engaged in the investigation of volcanism engineer of the Institute of Geology Arif Huseynov. According to him, in the crater of a large number of the eruptions can be found: "The eruption of a few frightened locals. If the house is located close to the crater of the volcano, it could pose a serious danger. Well, that houses are located at a distance. "
Huseynov said Shihzeyirli mud volcano, located at an altitude of 639 meters above sea level, most recently woke up in 2001: "We will test the work and create a sketch map of the area. Will be analyzed and causes activation of the volcano in 10 years. During this period, the volcano to develop domestic energy. This energy should be directed towards. But the reason for the eruption of mud volcanoes can be related to seismic activity. "
According A.Huseynov Azerbaijan has more than 300 mud volcanoes. Of these, approximately 30 — active. The average year in Azerbaijan 3.2 volcano erupt.
The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources issued a release in connection with the eruption of the mud volcano Shihzeyirli. According to APA, the press service of the ministry, experts on the subject conducted a study due to the volcanic eruption that took place yesterday at 11:20. The study learned that a lot of mud lava flowed over the surrounding territory, and an explosion on the surface of the earth were formed 40-50 cm long crack. In some places the lava reached the height of three meters. The eruption of the volcano flame height reached 60-70 meters, the heat from it was felt within a radius of 3 kilometers. At the moment there is a gas outlet, accompanied by the noise, the flame height is about two meters.
The Ministry noted that activates about every 6-7 years mud volcano Shihzeyirli this time the eruption was accompanied by a loud explosion. Now there is a serious activity in the mud volcanoes and Dashgil Ayranteken in Alat settlement.