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Sibayak volcano

stratovolcano 2212 m
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.25°N / 98.5°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Sibayak volcano eruptions: 1881
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 1 Nov
Wed, 1 Nov 03:39 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km17 km3.5 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Tue, 31 Oct
Tue, 31 Oct 00:31 UTCM 4.4 / 43.7 km41 km- 8km NNE of Tigarunggu, Indonesia
Wed, 25 Oct
Wed, 25 Oct 12:12 UTCM 2.9 / 10 km21 km2.9 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Sibayak and Pinto are twin volcanoes within a compound caldera open to the north.

Background:

The 900-m-wide crater of Sibayak is partially filled on the north by Pinto volcano. A lava flow traveled through a gap in the western crater wall from the summit lava dome of Sibayak. Area residents record legends of eruptions. Neumann van Padang (1983) cited a report by Hoekstra of ash clouds that were emitted from the volcano in 1881.


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