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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E

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Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
Last earthquakes nearby
 
Mon, 24 Aug 2015, 09:41
View of Sinabung's summit with the two active lobes (photo: Lëwå (OEL) @endrolewa / twitter)
Small pyroclastic flows were observed during the past days, mostly originating from the active eastern lava lobe. ...more [read all]
Fri, 21 Aug 2015, 10:10
Explosion from Sinabung yesterday (photo: Endro Lëwå / facebook)
An explosion from the summit dome occurred yesterday morning, producing a plume that rose approx. 2 km. ...more
Tue, 11 Aug 2015, 10:48
Map of Sinabung with the exclusion zone
According to a news article in the Indonesian press, volcanologists monitoring Sinabung believe that magma supply to the growing lava dome has recently increased. ...more [read all]
Tue, 4 Aug 2015, 16:56
Pyroclastic flow from Sinabung today (image: Samri Sihombing / facebook)
At least two pyroclastic flows occurred today at the volcano, continuing the destruction of the steeply emplaced lava lobes on the upper SE and E side. ...more
Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 15:37
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
A series of small to medium-sized pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday as a result of the ongoing destruction of the unstable lava lobe present on the upper eastern flank. ...more
Tue, 28 Jul 2015, 11:07
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano this morning
A series of pyroclastic flows yesterday noon (see previous post) and this morning destroyed a part of the eastern lava lobe. ...more [read all]
Mon, 27 Jul 2015, 09:35
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung volcano today at 12:22
Activity has remained essentially unchanged. Effusion of viscous lava continues at slow pace to feed the lava dome with two active lobes on the SE and E upper flanks. At 12:22 local time today, a small part of the eastern lobe collapsed into a medium-sized pyroclastic flow that traveled approx. 2.5 km towards the outskirts of the (already evacuated and destroyed) villages of Bekerah and Simacem. ...more [read all]
Sun, 26 Jul 2015, 16:41
Incandescence from the two lava lobes of Sinabung and a rockfall at night (25 July)
During the past 2,3 days, the volcano has been relatively calm and not produced pyroclastic flows, only small rockfalls from two lava lobes, a smaller and a much larger one, overspilling to the SE and ENE, respectively ...more
Fri, 24 Jul 2015, 12:07
Ash plume from Sinabung's pyroclastic flow yesterday morning (photo: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
A moderately large pyroclastic flow occurred yesterday morning, reaching 3 km length on the SE side and producing a 1.5 km ash plume.
Wed, 22 Jul 2015, 14:54
The volcano continues to slowly effuse viscous lava which feeds the lava dome on its summit. This activity results in numerous avalanches and pyroclastic flows. ...more [read all]

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