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Latest news from Sinabung volcano:

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 21 Apr 2018
Saturday, Apr 21, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Apr 19, 2018
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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: 21 Apr 2018
Typical eruption style: Explosive
Sinabung volcano eruptions: 2013-ongoing, 2010Sinabung volcano in July 2015No recent earthquakes
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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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