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Latest news from Sinabung volcano:

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
 

Sinabung volcano

Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Last update: 22 Feb 2017
Typical eruption style: Explosive
Sinabung volcano eruptions: 2013-ongoing, 2010 Sinabung volcano in July 2015
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 15 Feb
Wed, 15 Feb 12:54 UTCM 3.5 / 10 km6 km3.5 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Tue, 14 Feb
Tue, 14 Feb 09:19 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km1 km3.8 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Tue, 14 Feb 09:05 UTCM 3.6 / 10 km7 km3.6 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Mon, 13 Feb
Mon, 13 Feb 20:49 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km6 km3.8 NORTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Mon, 13 Feb 20:36 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km17 kmNorthern Sumatra, Indonesia
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Sinabung is a typical stratovolcano in northern Sumatra next to the town of Berastagi.

Background:

There are no confirmed historic eruptions before the re-awakening in August 2010, but possibly it has had activity in around 1600 and 1881.
It is evident that Sinabung volcano has frequently erupted on its flanks producing lava flows. Sinabung has four overlapping summit craters, where fumaroles have been active, particularly in 1912, but no eruption followed the increase of fumarolic activity then. The 4 summit craters are aligned along a N-S direction. The youngest crater of this andesitic-to-dacitic volcano is at the southern end of the four overlapping summit craters.

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Latest satellite images

Update Wed 22 Jul 16:59
Map of Sinabung volcano with the location of the 3, 4/5 and 7 km exclusion zones
Map of Sinabung volcano with the location of the 3, 4/5 and 7 km exclusion zones
 

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