Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update
ven., 13 mai 2016, 17:1417:14 PM | AUTEUR : T
The explosive / effusive eruption continues with little changes. Rising viscous lava accumulates in the summit crater where as a dome; intermittently, it produces small to moderate explosions (ash plumes rising 1-2 km) and incandescent rockfalls and/or small pyroclastic flows on the eastern side where the crater is breached.
Explosion at Sinabung volcano in the morning of 11 May 2016 (PVMBG)
Overall, the activity (which had started in late 2013) seems to be very slowly decreasing over time.
mer., 11 mai 2016, 06:00
Sinabung volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 11 May-17 May 2016 (Continuing Activity)
BNPB reported that a lahar passed through Kutambaru village, 20 km NW of Sinabung and near the Lau Barus River, at 1545 on 9 May, killing one person and injuring four more. One person was missing. A news article noted that three houses were also damaged. ... Read all
mer., 4 mai 2016, 22:35
No significant changes in activity have occurred recently. The volcano continues to produce occasional small to moderate vulcanian-type explosions, at rates of typically one or two per day, with ash plumes that rise 1-1.5 km above the crater. Read all