Lusi is possibly the youngest sedimentary-hosted hydrothermal/geothermal system on Earth and is located a few kilometers to the NE of the Arjuno-Welirang volcanic complex. Picture: Humanitus Sidoarjo Fund
Vielleicht war es ein Fehler bei einer Bohrung oder ein entferntes Erdbeben. Seit zehn Jahren jedenfalls sprudelt Schlamm aus einem Loch in Java. Bereits 40 000 Menschen haben ihre Häuser verloren.
“I am surprised that the authors could arrive at such a strong conclusion from such inconclusive data,” said Stephen Miller, a professor of geodynamics and geothermics at the University of Neuchâtel in Switzerland who has published findings in support of the earthquake hypothesis. “All science screams that Lusi is natural.”
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The Lusi mud eruption that began in Indonesia in 2006, and is ongoing, could have been triggered by amplified seismic waves from a large earthquake in the region two days previously, reports a study published this week in Nature Geoscience.
Oil and gas company Minarak Lapindo Jaya said on Wednesday that all victims of the mudflow disaster in East Java would be fully compensated by the end of May.
The health of students at two elementary schools and two kindergartens in Pejarakan and Besuki villages, which have yet to be relocated at the hot mudflow disaster in Sidoarjo, East Java, is at risk because of the methane gas they breathe.
A 50-meter section of a retaining wall built to stem the flow of mud from the ongoing mud volcano disaster in Siring village, Porong district in Sidoarjo, East Java, started to sink on Thursday.