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Sinabung volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 18 May-24 May 2016 (Continuing Activity)

mer., 18 mai 2016, 06:00
06:00 AM | AUTEUR : VN
Based on satellite images and information from PVMBG, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 18, 21-22, and 24 May ash plumes from Sinabung rose to altitudes of 3.6-5.5 km (12,000-18,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted S and E. BNPB reported that pyroclastic flow descended the flanks at 1648 on 21 May, killing six people and critically injuring three more.
The victims were gardening in the village of Gamber, 4 km SE from the summit crater, in the restricted zone. The report noted that activity at Sinabung remained high; four pyroclastic flows descended the flanks on 21 May, and ash plumes rose as high as 3 km.

Sources: Badan Nacional Penanggulangan Bencana (BNPB), Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2016. Report on Sinabung. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 18 May-24 May 2016. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Sinabung volcan
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Condition actuelle: en vigilance - niveau agité (2 sur 5) Eruptions du volcan Sinabung:
2013-ongoing, 2010
Style éruptif tipique
Explosive
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