Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): vulcanic explosion yesterday

Thu, 11 Mar 2021, 09:57
09:57 AM | BY: MARTIN
Vulcanian-type explosion from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: Nachelle Homestay/twitter)
Vulcanian-type explosion from Sinabung volcano yesterday (image: Nachelle Homestay/twitter)
After the massive pyroclastic flow from the active lava dome on 2 March, the activity of the volcano continues with vulcanian-type explosions as it occurred yesterday.
The eruption produced a dense ash column which rose 3,300 ft (1,000 m) above the crater and drifted S-SW.
On 10 March a seismic network detected approx. 90 volcano-tectonic earthquakes.
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 11 March 2021

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