Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates
Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): spectacular eruption today
Mon, 10 Aug 2020, 07:2107:21 AM | BY: MARTIN
Vigorous explosion from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Today at 10:16 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded a powerful vulcanic eruption showering dense dark ash plume which reached approx. 30,000 ft (9,100 m) altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the west and causes large ash fall onto the volcano's slopes and resident area.
Dense dark ash plume from Sinabung volcano (image: @chematierra/twitter)
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 3 km distance from the main crater and 5 km on the SE flank and 4 km on the NE flank.
Mon, 10 Aug 2020, 03:45
Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION TO FL300 OBS VA DTG: 10/0337Z to 30000 ft (9100 m)
Sat, 8 Aug 2020, 16:57
According to PVMBG a moderate phreatic explosion occurred at 01:58 local time today. A grey and brown ash emissions rose 6,561 ft (2,000 m) above the summit and drifted east. ... read all
Sat, 8 Aug 2020, 11:15
Sat, 8 Aug 2020, 00:00
Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL150 MOV ESE AT 07/1858Z OBS VA DTG: 07/2344Z
Mon, 10 Jun 2019, 09:00