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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 15:19
Pyroclastic flow from SInabung around noon today (image: Beidar Sinabung @BeidarSinabung / twitter)
The volcano remains in a relatively active phase. The growing lava flow on the upper flank regularly sheds pyroclastic flows that reach up to 3 km distance.
The active lava flow at Sinabung seen last night (Leopold Kennedy Adam ‏@LeopoldAdam / twitter)
Mon, 15 Dec 2014, 11:09
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung yesterday
Eruptions continue. The volcano extrudes a viscous lobe of lava on its upper steep southern flank. Regular pyroclastic flows of small to moderate size occur as result of partial collapses. ...more
Fri, 12 Dec 2014, 11:09
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung this morning
The activity at the volcano remains similar as during the past weeks. The extrusion of viscous lava continues to feed a new tongue in the upper part of the southern slope. ...more [read all]
Mon, 8 Dec 2014, 09:40
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung Saturday noon (source: Leopold Kennedy Adam ‏@LeopoldAdam / twitter)
The volcano remains active and dangerous although it has been generally quieter during the past weeks as compared to the surge in activity in Oct. However, sudden collapses of the still growing lava flow and/or explosions occur from time to time: a moderately sized, 2 km long pyroclastic flow traveled down the southern flank Saturday noon (local time).
Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 03:41
Smaller pyroclastic flow at Sinabung this morning
The volcano continues to produce occasional (generally smaller) pyroclastic flows triggered by collapsing parts of the still active lava lobe on the upper southeastern flank.
Thu, 6 Nov 2014, 13:59
Smaller pyroclastic flow at Sinabung today
Several, but generally smaller pyroclastic flows occurred today at the volcano. They affected the southern slopes.
Wed, 5 Nov 2014, 01:35
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung's western flank on 3 Nov
Growth of the viscous lava dome and lava lobe on the southeastern flank continues. Several pyroclastic flows, mostly smaller ones, have occurred from time to time during the past days. ...more
Sat, 25 Oct 2014, 14:22
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung this morning
More pyroclastic flows have occurred today. A larger one this morning at 09:47 local time probably reached 3-4 km length and produced an ash plume that rose to 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude.
Smaller pyroclastic flow at Sinabung today
Fri, 24 Oct 2014, 14:47
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung on 23 Oct 2014 (VSI webcam)
Pyroclastic flows have decreased in size and frequency, but continued to occur at least until yesterday. Cloudy weather prevents detailed observations most of the time.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014, 20:08
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung 19 Oct 2014 (photo: Michael Dalton)
Pyroclastic flows of small to moderate size continued to occur frequently during the past days. ...more

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