Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates
Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update
Friday Jan 24, 2014 10:13 AM | BY: T
Steam / ash plume rising fro Sinabung this morningA tall steam and ash plume rises from the summit crater, reaching altitudes of up to estimated 4-5 km at times.
The volcano has not produced new (or at least no larger) pyroclastic flows. Whether this is due to a true decrease in effusion rate and a possible sign of an approaching end of the eruption is difficult to say.
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014
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. [more]
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]
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]
Friday, Jan 17, 2014
Activity remains elevated although pyroclastic flows seem to have become less frequent over the past 24 hours. ... [more]
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]