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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update

Sun, 30 Mar 2014, 09:27
09:27 AM | BY: T
Sinabung volcano this morning (VSI webcam)
Sinabung volcano this morning (VSI webcam)
The volcano remains active on a slowly decreasing trend, with little variation over the past weeks. The viscous lava lobe remains weakly alimented and continues to grow very slowly.
An intermittent steam and sometimes light ash plume often rises up to about 14,000 ft (4.2 km) altitude.
No new pyroclastic flows have occurred recently.
Previous news
Tue, 18 Mar 2014, 16:13
Sinabung volcano yesterday (steam indicates hot areas on the lava lobe)
The volcano continues to be active with no significant changes, but an overall decreasing trend. Lava effusion feeds the viscous lava extrusion lobe on its southern flank, which has been mainly growing on its eastern side. ... read all
Sun, 23 Feb 2014, 18:23
Sinabung volcano this morning
Activity remained similar to the previous days with an overall decreasing tendency. ... read all
Sat, 15 Feb 2014, 13:58
Small rockfall at the lava lobe of Sinabung a few days ago
The eruption continues with no significant changes, but on a progressively decreasing trend. Most activity has been the slow extrusion and gradual enlargement of the lava dome-lobe oozing out from the vent and onto the southern slope. Occasional rockfalls and minor pyroclastic flows occur as well. ... read all
Tue, 4 Feb 2014, 08:18
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung yesterday afternoon
The eruption of the volcano continues with little changes. During the past 2 days (see video below), there have been a number of smaller and occasional medium-sized explosions/dome collapse events that produced pyroclastic flows that reach up to 2-3 km length (at 13:50 yesterday and 07:50 this morning (local times). ... read all
Mon, 3 Feb 2014, 16:34
Number of seismic events by category until 31 Jan (VSI)
The activity has not much changed, but continues to show an overall decreasing trend. No significant explosions or pyroclastic flows seem to have occurred over the past 2 days. read all

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