Mud volcano erupts in Baku suburb

# 14:51
6 February 2017

The Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) has released information on two mud volcano eruptions in Garadagh district in the suburb of Baku at 12:20:40 and 14:18:07 on February 6.


The first eruption last for 3 minutes and 23 seconds and the other lasted for 6 minutes.  


Azerbaijan is the first in the world by the number of mud volcanoes. 350 out of 800 mud volcanoes in the world are located here. Over 130 of these mud volcanoes are located in the country’s Caspian Sea section.