Sinabung volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 27 April-3 May 2016 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 27 Apr 2016, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
Based on satellite images and information from PVMBG, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 28-30 April and 4 May ash plumes from Sinabung rose to altitudes of 3.6-4.2 km (12,000-14,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W and WSW.

Source: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2016. Report on Sinabung. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 27 April-3 May 2016. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Sun, 24 Apr 2016, 16:59
Explosion from Sinabung last Friday
The volcano's current and long-lasting eruption (now well in its 3rd year) continues essentially unchanged: viscous lava slowly rises into the summit crater, building up a complex dome that over-spills as sticky lobes onto sections of the upper outer slopes on the southeastern side. Read all
Wed, 20 Apr 2016, 06:00
Based on satellite images and information from PVMBG, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 20-21, 23-24, and 26 April ash plumes from Sinabung rose to altitudes of 3.6-4.5 km (12,000-15,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted 15-50 km SW, W, and NW. ... Read all
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