Azerbaijani seismologist comments on eruption of volcano on island in Caspian Sea
The mud volcano eruption on the rocky island in the Azerbaijani waters of the Caspian Sea continued for eight minutes, and the flame - for 20-25 seconds, the Director-General of the Republican Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) Gurban Yetirmishli said, Trend reports on July 5.
According to Yetirmishli, the volcano began to erupt at 21:51 (GMT +4) on the fourth day of July in Baku.
"The depth of the magmatic core of the volcano was 1.48 kilometers, and the capacity - 2.17 ml. The island itself was formed as a result of the eruption of this mud volcano. The last time the volcano erupted in 1945," he noted.