Reasons of crust fracture in Azerbaijan made public

Reasons of crust fracture in Azerbaijan made public
# 02 April 2011 13:35 (UTC +04:00)
According to information, experts of the Ministry’s National Geological – Exploration Service inspected the area in connection with crust fracture happened in Hajigabul region after 2.3-2.8-magnitute quakes on February 14-28. The inspection determined that the landslide took place as a result of activation of the Western Caspian lineament.
Hajigabul and Gobustan regions are located on this translitosphere junction, and that is why, 3.5-magnitute earthquake happened in Hajigabul region on March 5 and Shikhzayirli and Arabshahverdi mud volcanoes activated in Gobustan on March 13, 2011.
Some mud volcano griffins Kusangi-Khidirli territory activated in the impact zone of the lineament. Activation as a result of neotectonic activation has been observed also in Mughanli, Sharadil, Ajidara located along the Western Caspian translithosphere junction. Cracks occurred in some houses in Yeni Khalaj village and on Shirvan-Salyan motor way.

It was noted that, observation of activation of 10-20 km translitosphere junction on surface is a unique geological event.
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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED