Post Profile






Looking under Lusi: Indonesian mud volcano linked to nearby volcanic complex

On May 29, 2006, a massive mud eruption in East Java, Indonesia, began spewing as much as 180,000 cubic meters — the volume of 72 Olympic-sized swimming pools — of hot muddy debris each day from several vents, quickly burying nearby villages and forcing the relocation of more than 60,000 people. Almost 12 years later, the eruption, nicknamed Lusi, continues to produce more than 80,000 cubic meters of mud a day, and nobody knows how long the oozing will continue.
read more

share

Related Posts


Indonesia's Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Physorg: Earth

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its slopes on Monday.

Mud volcano to continue erupting for 26 years

Academics / General Science : TG Daily - General Sciences

The world's largest mud volcano looks set to continue erupting for another 26 years. Lusi, in Indonesia, first blew in 2006, killing about 15 people and rendering thousands of families homeless. More than a dozen villages have been ...

World's Largest Mud Flow Probably Powered By Underground Magma Tunnel

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo Australia

The largest mud volcano eruption has been raging in Indonesia since May 29, 2006. At its peak, 180,000 cubic meters of mud flowed daily from a site near a heavily populated region of Java, Indonesia -- enough mud to completely fill ...

Indonesian Mud Volcano Triggered By Drilling Of Nearby Gas Exploration Well, Scientists Conclude

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Two years' of global public debate over the cause of the Java mud volcano, Lusi, has concluded. World scientists conclude that drilling, not an earthquake, was the cause of east Java mud volcano at recent international debate on iss...

Day turns into night as Indonesia's Mount Sinabung spews towering ash cloud in biggest eruption this year

News : The Cutline

Mount Sinabung in Indonesia has erupted once again shooting plumes of smoke and hot ash over 23,000 feet into the air. The volcano had not been active for four centuries until 2010 and since then it has displaced 30,000 people.  Ind...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC