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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

Wednesday Jan 22, 2014 08:24 AM | BY: T

Activity at the volcano continues at reduced rate. The lava dome continues to be active with intense degassing and ash venting, and has produced a series of sporadic smaller pyroclastic flows over the past days.
Previous news

Monday, Jan 20, 2014
Aris Yanto (NdesoAdventures) who is currently on location sent us some impressions from the activity at Sinabung volcanotaken during 16-20 Jan 2014. ... [more]
Visual and seismic data ("Letusan"=explosions, "Guguran"= pyroclastic flows) for the past weeks (VSI)
Sunday, Jan 19, 2014
Activity at the volcano has been a bit lower during the past days, especially when compared to the first half of the past week. It is certainly too early to say whether this is a sign of a possible approaching end of the of the eruption or just a temporary or perhapy only apparent decrease. ... [more]
Intense steaming from Sinabung this morning (VSI webcam)
Friday, Jan 17, 2014
Activity remains elevated although pyroclastic flows seem to have become less frequent over the past 24 hours. ... [more]
Large pyroclastic flow from Sinabung volcano today around noon
Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014
The volcano's eruption continues at elevated levels similar to the past days. The growing lava dome produces frequent small to medium-sized pyroclastic flows, sometimes surpassing 5 km length (see the flow at 13:15-16 local time in the following time-lapse video of today's activity): ... [more]
The probably largest-so-far pyroclastic flow at Sinabung this morning
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014
After a few days of deceiving calm, the eruption of the volcano intensified again today and produced the so-far largest pyroclastic flows, reaching probably more than 5-6 km in length, and associated ash plumes that rose to approx. 25,000 ft (8 km) altitude: ... [more]
 

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