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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) Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
Typical eruption style:
Explosive

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): explosive activity continues

Wed, 27 Jan 2021, 15:13
15:13 PM | BY: MARTIN
Ash column from Sinabung volcano today (image: @Rizal06691023/twitter)
Ash column from Sinabung volcano today (image: @Rizal06691023/twitter)
The eruption from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: @jaimessincioco/twitter)
The eruption from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: @jaimessincioco/twitter)
The explosive eruption of the volcano continues characterized by near-constant ash emissions.
Two explosions occurred at the volcano today (18:23 local time) and yesterday (07:21 local time). The explosive eruptions produced a grey ash plumes that rose to estimated 10,000 ft (3,048 m) altitude and drifted SE as PVMBG volcanological observatory reported.
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.
The Volcanic Alert Level remains at Orange.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 27 January 2021

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