Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   18 October

Mud volcano erupts in Baku, Azerbaijan


YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 23, ARMENPRESS. A mud volcano in the Qaradagh district of Baku, Azerbaijan, has erupted, according to local media reports.

According to the reports, the Toragay mud volcano erupted at 08:00 local time, and then again at 10:00.

There are no settlements in the immediate proximity of the volcano.

Over a thousand mud volcanoes are known to exist in the world, and some 400 of those are in the coastal area of Azerbaijan.

Toragay volcano erupted 6 times from 1841 to 1950.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan




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