Eruption of Kesongo mud volcano in Central Java, Indonesia

Eruption of Kesongo mud volcano in Central Java, Indonesia

Kesongo mud volcano in Central Java, Indonesia erupted around 08:00 LT on December 3, 2021, spreading mud over an area of approximately 2 ha (4.9 acres).

According to media reports, the eruption lasted less than 5 minutes with a maximum height of mud jet about 15 m (49 feet).

Mud has reportedly spread over an area of around 2 ha (4.9 acres).

The last eruption of this volcano took place around 05:00 LT on August 27, 2020, leaving 4 people poisoned and 19 buffaloes missing.

At the time of the incident, four men were herding buffaloes quite close to the explosion site. They reportedly felt weak after inhaling the fumes and were taken to the hospital.1

References:

1 Kesongo mud volcano erupts, leaving 4 people poisoned and 19 buffaloes missing, Indonesia - The Watchers

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