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Latest news from Sinabung volcano:

Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung on 23 Oct 2014 (VSI webcam)
Friday, Oct 24, 2014
Pyroclastic flows have decreased in size and frequency, but continued to occur at least until yesterday. Cloudy weather prevents detailed observations most of the time. [more]
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung 19 Oct 2014 (photo: Michael Dalton)
Monday, Oct 20, 2014
Pyroclastic flows of small to moderate size continued to occur frequently during the past days. ... [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: 24 Oct 2014
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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