Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates
Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): explosions become near-continuous
Sat, 15 Aug 2020, 13:5013:50 PM | BY: MARTIN
Small pyroclastic flow from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: PVMBG)
The activity of the volcano continues at high levels. Strong vulcanian-type explosions become near-continuous characterized by large amount of ash content.
Thermal image of Sinabung volcano explosion (image: @VolcanoYTz/twitter)
PVMBG and Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded another eruptions since the last update. A grey ash plume rose 3,280 ft (1,000 m) above the summit and drifted to south and southwest.
Explosions produced small pyroclastic flow that traveled over the upper slopes, as can be seen in the image.
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.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 15 August 2020
Sat, 15 Aug 2020, 08:00
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Elevated activity of the volcano continues characterized by strong vulcanian-type explosions which become near-continuous. ... read all