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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) - ash explosion yesterday evening

Sun, 27 Oct 2013, 07:07
07:07 AM | BY: T
Ash explosion from Sinabung yesterday evening
Ash explosion from Sinabung yesterday evening
A new explosion occurred yesterday evening (17:40 local time), producing an ash plume rising 2-3 km above the crater and causing ash fall in nearby villages.
Previous news
Fri, 25 Oct 2013, 07:21
A new phase of explosive eruptions began Wednesday afternoon at around 16:20 local time and intensified yesterday morning between 6 and 8 am. An ash plume rose about 3 km from the volcano. ... read all
Thu, 3 Oct 2013, 16:33
No more eruptions have occurred and the evacuated people (several 1000) were allowed to return to their homes. ... read all
Tue, 24 Sep 2013, 16:31
No more eruptions have taken place during the past days.Authorities allowed about 6,000 of the more than 10,000 reported evacuees to return to their homes. ... read all
Fri, 20 Sep 2013, 01:05
Since the eruptions on 15 and 17 September, the volcano has been calm, but VSI warns that new eruptions could follow. ... read all
Tue, 17 Sep 2013, 12:14
Eruption of Sinabung this morning (VSI webcam)
A powerful explosion occurred this morning. An ash plume rose to about 6 km height. The volcano continued with near-constant ash venting following the eruption. ... read all

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