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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Mon, 10 Jun 2019, 09:00
Sun, 9 Jun 2019, 20:15
Sun, 9 Jun 2019, 12:41
Eruption of Sinabung on 9 June 2019 (image: Samri Sihombing / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Once again a very powerful explosion has occurred- at around 09:30 UTC today- sending an ash column high into the atmosphere, and producing large pyroclastic flows. According to the latest report from Darwin VAAC, the eruption is continuing, with an ash plume rising to 9km (30,000ft).
Current seismicity. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia.
Sun, 9 Jun 2019, 10:00
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 9 Jun 2019
Mon, 27 May 2019, 17:45
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 27 May 2019
Mon, 27 May 2019, 00:00
Sat, 25 May 2019, 10:49
Seismic signal from last night's explosion at Sinabung (image: Magma Indonesia)
Just few days after the official alert level had been decreased, a massive explosion occurred during the last night at 02:53 local time, generating an ash plume that rose to possibly up to 15 km altitude (50,000ft). ...more read all
Sat, 25 May 2019, 10:45
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 25 May 2019
Sat, 25 May 2019, 04:30
Fri, 24 May 2019, 21:15
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 24 May 2019

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