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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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2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): continuing ash emissions

Tue, 18 Aug 2020, 06:49
06:49 AM | BY: MARTIN
Constant ash emissions from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Constant ash emissions from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Seismic progress at Sinabung volcano during the past two weeks (image: PVMBG)
Seismic progress at Sinabung volcano during the past two weeks (image: PVMBG)
The activity of the volcano continues at high levels.
Near-continuous vulcanian explosions produce large content of constant ash emissions. An ash plumes reached approx. 13,000 ft (4,000 m) altitude and drifted east.
Seismicity remained elevated with periods of high amplitude tremor.
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 18 August 2020
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