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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra) - new pyroclastic flows

Tuesday Jan 28, 2014 08:45 AM | BY: T

Pyroclastic flow from Sinabung yesterday (photo: Aris)
Pyroclastic flow from Sinabung yesterday (photo: Aris)
Ash plume after a pyroclastic flow yesterday (photo: Aris)
Ash plume after a pyroclastic flow yesterday (photo: Aris)
The volcano's lava dome continues to grow. Following a quieter interval, a new series of pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday.
According to our correspondent Aris on location, they reached about 3 km length and associated ash plumes rose to approx. 15,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude.
Previous news
Steam / ash plume rising fro Sinabung this morning
Friday, Jan 24, 2014
A tall steam and ash plume rises from the summit crater, reaching altitudes of up to estimated 4-5 km at times. ... [more]
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]
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]

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