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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
Sun, 24 May 03:12
Small pyroclastic flow at Sinabung 21 May (photo: Leo Kennedy Adam / twitter)
The eruption continues with no significant changes. Viscous magma effuses slowly from the summit vent and continues to grow a new lava lobe on the upper southern flank. ...more
Thu, 7 May 10:51
Sinabung's new lava lobe on 5 May 2015 (photo: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
The lava dome and its viscous lobe continue to grow slowly at the summit. It is probably only a matter of time until new collapses again trigger potentially very dangerous.
Wed, 29 Apr 23:55
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung yesterday at 18:20 (image: @endrolewa / twitter)
A series of strong pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday 28 April 2015, reaching 3-4.5 km distance. The largest, at 18:20 local time touched and burnt the (evacuated) village of Guru Kinayan on the southern slope of the volcano. ...more [read all]
Thu, 2 Apr 11:39
Pyroclastic flow at SInabung yesterday 11:45 local time (photo: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
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 [read all]
Mon, 30 Mar 09:23
Active lava lobe and incandescent rockfalls at Sinabung in March 2015 (photo: Bastien Poux)
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 [read all]
Fri, 20 Feb 16:34
A high-level eruption at 15:22 UTC (22:22 local time) with an ash plume rising to 45,000 ft (15 km) altitude was reported by Darwin VAAC short time ago. ...more
Fri, 20 Feb 16:02
Sinabung's new lava lobe in the crater (image: Leopold Kennedy Adam ‏@LeopoldAdam / twitter)
Pyroclastic flows continue to occur, as a new lobe of viscous lava is growing in the summit crater. The collapses during the past 2 weeks and their associated flows have strongly changed the morphology of the crater, removing most of the existing dome, while this is now being replaced by fresh material. ...more
Mon, 16 Feb 09:55
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung this morning (image: @BeidarSinabung / twitter)
Following the large pyroclastic flow on 9 Feb, several smaller to medium ones have occurred over the past days. ...more
Tue, 10 Feb 10:50
Another large pyroclastic flow occurred yesterday morning. The flow traveled 2-3 km to the base of the mountain and produced an impressive coignimbrite ash plume that rose to approx. 4 km altitude. ...more [read all]
Mon, 19 Jan 15:23
The new lava spine at Sinabung (Leopold Kennedy Adam ‏@LeopoldAdam / twitter)
Effusion of viscous lava from the summit vent still continues, but has been at slower rates over the past days and weeks. Fewer rockfalls and pyroclastic flows have occurred recently. ...more [read all]
Sat, 3 Jan 12:20
Activity continues at the lava dome feeding a viscous flow on the upper southern slope. A moderately large pyroclastic flow occurred this morning.

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