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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update

Saturday Nov 30, 2013 08:13 AM | BY: T

Visual activity has decreased. Ash emissions have become less intense and less frequent. However, this could be only a pause, and the risk of larger explosions that can occur unexpectedly remains high.
Previous news
Continuous ash emissions from Sinabung today (VSI webcam)
Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013
The volcano continues to produce near-constant ash venting. The emissions produce a plume rising to estimated 18,000 ft (5.7 km) altitude. ... [more]
Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
Ash emissions and explosions continue. So far, about 18,000 people have been evacuated from the most endangered zones in a radius of 5 km around the volcano. [more]
Ash plume from Sinabung today
Monday, Nov 25, 2013
More explosions of moderate size have occurred today. The volcano has also been venting ash in a near constant way between single explosions. Ash plumes have reached altitudes of 15-25,000 ft (4.5-7.5 km) and drifted eastwards. The following video shows today's activity: ... [more]
Vulcanian eruption column from Sinabung volcano this morning (@sitepu_yolanda)
Sunday, Nov 24, 2013
The activity of the volcano continues to increase. More vulcanian-type explosions have occurred over the past days. Since yesterday evening alone, at least 8 explosions have been registered, the biggest one being probably one this morning that produced an ash plume rising to 25,000 ft (7.5 km) and drifting 60 nautical miles to the NW. ... [more]
Friday, Nov 22, 2013
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). [more]

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