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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

Monday Dec 15, 2014 11:09 AM | BY: T

Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung yesterday
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung yesterday
Eruptions continue. The volcano extrudes a viscous lobe of lava on its upper steep southern flank. Regular pyroclastic flows of small to moderate size occur as result of partial collapses.
Ash plumes were reported to 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude.
Previous news
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung this morning
Friday, Dec 12, 2014
The activity at the volcano remains similar as during the past weeks. The extrusion of viscous lava continues to feed a new tongue in the upper part of the southern slope. ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung Saturday noon (source: Leopold Kennedy Adam ‏@LeopoldAdam / twitter)
Monday, Dec 08, 2014
The volcano remains active and dangerous although it has been generally quieter during the past weeks as compared to the surge in activity in Oct. However, sudden collapses of the still growing lava flow and/or explosions occur from time to time: a moderately sized, 2 km long pyroclastic flow traveled down the southern flank Saturday noon (local time). [more]
Smaller pyroclastic flow at Sinabung this morning
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
The volcano continues to produce occasional (generally smaller) pyroclastic flows triggered by collapsing parts of the still active lava lobe on the upper southeastern flank. [more]
Smaller pyroclastic flow at Sinabung today
Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
Several, but generally smaller pyroclastic flows occurred today at the volcano. They affected the southern slopes. [more]
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung's western flank on 3 Nov
Wednesday, Nov 05, 2014
Growth of the viscous lava dome and lava lobe on the southeastern flank continues. Several pyroclastic flows, mostly smaller ones, have occurred from time to time during the past days. ... [more]

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