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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates
Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): 8,929 ft ash plume
Thu, 20 Aug 2020, 07:56
07:56 AM | BY: MARTIN
Dense dark ash plume from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: @VolcanoJeannie/twitter)
The activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged at high levels.
Explosive activity continues from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that rose 8,929 ft (2,721 m)
above the summit and drifted into north direction. The strong explosion occurred at 07:59 local time yesterday.
The seismic station records 57 volcano-tectonic earthquakes and 4 continuous tremors.
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 20 August 2020
The activity of the volcano continues at high levels. ... read all
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