Shikhzekhirli mud volcano erupts in Azerbaijan

Shikhzekhirli mud volcano erupts in Azerbaijan

Shikhzekhirli mud volcano in Azerbaijan's Gobustan erupted on January 15, 2021, covering 2.5 ha (6.2 acres) of land with solid waste. Shikhzekhirli is one of the most active mud volcanoes in the world. This is its 25th paroxysm since 1810. The volcano erupted in…

Mud volcano erupts in Haradag district of Baku, Azerbaijan

Mud volcano erupts in Haradag district of Baku, Azerbaijan

According to a statement released by the Ministry of Ecology, a mud volcano erupted in Haradag district of Baku in Azerbaijan on September 23, 2018. The eruption started during the early morning hours of Sunday, September 23 and it still continues, the ministry said…

Mud volcano erupts in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi district

Mud volcano erupts in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi district

A mud volcano in the village of Gushchu, Azerbaijan's Shamakhi district started erupting at about 21:00 UTC on January 14, 2018 (01:00 local time, January 15). According to APA's local bureau, the volcano ejected mud lava to a height of about 10 m (32.8…

Mud volcano erupts in capital Baku, Azerbaijan

Mud volcano erupts in capital Baku, Azerbaijan

A mud volcano has erupted in a suburb of Azerbaijan's capital Baku on February 6, 2017. Its flaming eruption was recorded by numerous witnesses. The Azerbaijani Emergency Situation Ministry said the volcano is located in the Sanfachal settlement, the Garadagh…

Akhtarma-Pashali mud-volcano, one of the largest in Azerbaijan, erupts

Akhtarma-Pashali mud-volcano, one of the largest in Azerbaijan, erupts

Akhtarma-Pashali mud volcano in Hajigabul district, one of the largest in Azerbaijan erupted on January 25, 2016. The eruption started at 23:00 UTC (03:00 local time on January 26) and lasted until the morning. The heights of the volcano were between 30 and 35 m…

New reports of mud volcano eruption in Baku, Azerbaijan

New reports of mud volcano eruption in Baku, Azerbaijan

Head of the ANAS Institute of Geology's – Mud Volcano Department – Adil Aliyev told APA today that they received information about a volcano that erupted in Baku, Shabran region of Azerbaijan. Employees of the Institute of Geology have been sent there and will…

Eruption of Shikhzayirli mud volcano in Gobustan, Azerbaijan

Eruption of Shikhzayirli mud volcano in Gobustan, Azerbaijan

The Shikhzayirli mud volcano erupted in the Gobustan region of Azerbaijan on March 13, 2011. Witnesses heard an explosion before the eruption, followed by a 50 m high fire. Experts and rescuers of the Ministry of Emergency Situations immediately arrived at the site…