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Latest news from Sinabung volcano:

Pyroclastic flow at SInabung yesterday 11:45 local time (photo: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
Thursday, Apr 02, 2015
The volcano continues to extrude viscous lava, feeding the lava dome occupying the summit crater and a new lava lobe on the upper eastern flank. ... [more]
Active lava lobe and incandescent rockfalls at Sinabung in March 2015 (photo: Bastien Poux)
Monday, Mar 30, 2015
The volcano continues to effuse a viscous lava lobe from its summit crater. Frequent rockfalls and pyroclastic flows occur due to partial collapses of the sticky lava masses on the steep upper slope. ... [more]

Sinabung volcano

Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Last update: 2 Apr 2015
Typical eruption style: Explosive
Sinabung volcano eruptions: 2013-ongoing, 2010 No recent earthquakes
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Sinabung is a typical stratovolcano in northern Sumatra next to the town of Berastagi.

Background:

There are no confirmed historic eruptions before the re-awakening in August 2010, but possibly it has had activity in around 1600 and 1881.
It is evident that Sinabung volcano has frequently erupted on its flanks producing lava flows. Sinabung has four overlapping summit craters, where fumaroles have been active, particularly in 1912, but no eruption followed the increase of fumarolic activity then. The 4 summit craters are aligned along a N-S direction. The youngest crater of this andesitic-to-dacitic volcano is at the southern end of the four overlapping summit craters.

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