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 yesterdayEruptions 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.
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]
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]
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]
Thursday, Nov 06, 2014
Several, but generally smaller pyroclastic flows occurred today at the volcano. They affected the southern slopes. [more]
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]