Proceedings of GIA


IMPACT OF SEISMICITY ON MUD VOLCANISM IN AZERBAIJAN AND SOME PARADOXES

(Ad.A.Aliyev, A.A.Bairamov)



Summary


The paper shows comparative analysis of information about earthquakes and re-corder eruptions of mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan over the last 20 years (1987 – 2007). There has been confirmed the previously determined paragenetic relation of mud – volcanic activity with seismic events, especially when sources of the earthquakes and volcanoes are located within regional structures – autochthon and parautochthon. There have been determined reasons of the impact of seismic tension on the activation of mud volcanoes.