Mud volcano erupts near a temple in Wandan, Taiwan

Mud volcano erupts near a temple in Wandan, Taiwan

A mud volcano erupted near Huang Yuan Sheng Tien temple in Wandan Township, Pingtung County, Taiwan around 06:00 local time on Friday, April 8, 2022. The eruption left large amounts of mud above ground that flowed into surrounding roads and fields. This is the second eruption of this mud volcano since October 2021.

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…

Shugo mud volcano erupts, area closed for safety reasons, Russia

Shugo mud volcano erupts, area closed for safety reasons, Russia

Shugo mud volcano near the village of Varenikovskaya in Russia's Krasnodar Krai began erupting this week, forcing authorities to close it for tourists for safety reasons. According to local residents, active volcanic activity began a couple of days ago, with…

Shikhzekhirli mud volcano erupts in Azerbaijan

Shikhzekhirli mud volcano erupts in Azerbaijan

Shikhzekhirli mud volcano in Azerbaijan's Gobustan erupted on January 15, 2021, covering 2.5 ha (6.2 acres) of land with solid waste. Shikhzekhirli is one of the most active mud volcanoes in the world. This is its 25th paroxysm since 1810. The volcano erupted in…

New mud volcanoes form in Trinidad and Tobago

New mud volcanoes form in Trinidad and Tobago

Six new mud volcanoes were spotted in southern Trinidad and Tobago on Monday, January 20, 2020. Geologist and researcher Xavier Moonan took to social media to share the new formations in Los Iros, as further geological activity was also discovered. According to…

Piparo mud volcano poses very serious threat, Trinidad and Tobago

Piparo mud volcano poses very serious threat, Trinidad and Tobago

Scientists observing the Piparo mud volcano in Trinidad and Tobago said the catastrophic 1997 explosion may occur again this year after continuous volcanic activity. Loud explosions and cracks were reported by residents near the area on September 21, 2019, and…