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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra) - ash explosion yesterday evening

Sunday Oct 27, 2013 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
Friday, Oct 25, 2013
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. [more]
Thursday, Oct 03, 2013
No more eruptions have occurred and the evacuated people (several 1000) were allowed to return to their homes. [more]
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013
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. [more]
Friday, Sep 20, 2013
Since the eruptions on 15 and 17 September, the volcano has been calm, but VSI warns that new eruptions could follow. ... [more]
Eruption of Sinabung this morning (VSI webcam)
Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013
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. ... [more]

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