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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates
Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update
Friday Nov 22, 2013 09:00 AM | BY: T
Since the large vulcanian eruption on Wednesday (9 km ash plume), several smaller explosions occurred. Ash plumes rose to estimated 12,000 ft (3,6 km).
Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
A new explosion was reported this morning (around 7:30 UTC), sending an ash plume to estimated 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude.
Monday, Nov 18, 2013
Another explosion occurred this morning, sending an ash plume to about 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude according to Darwin VAAC, that drifted westward. The aviation alert level was raised to red immediately. ...
Saturday, Nov 16, 2013
Explosions continue to become gradually stronger. Two powerful vulcanian explosions occurred on 14 Nov producing ash plumes rising to about 12,000 ft (3.6 km) and causing small pyroclastic flows. More than 5000 people have been evacuated so far.
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
Eruptions seem to increase. Over the past days, ash explosions have occurred at rates of 1-2 per day. Ash plumes rose to 10,000-12,000 ft (3-3.6 km) altitude. At least one pyroclastic flow occurred on 11 Nov, reaching about 1 km length. ...
Wednesday, Nov 06, 2013
Another explosion occurred this morning and produced an ash plume rising to 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude (VAAC Darwin).
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