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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: restless (2 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

Sunday Jul 05, 2015 10:57 AM | BY: T

Over the past days, pyroclastic flows have been weaker and less frequent, but the slow extrusion of lava at the summit continues with little change. The volcano remains at highest alert.
Previous news
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015
Activity remains intense. The volcano continues to extrude viscous lava that regularly generates glowing avalanches and pyroclastic flows. Associated ash plumes have been rising several kilometers. The volcano remains at highest alert level (4 out of 4). ... [more]
Pyroclastic flow at Sinabung 22 June 2015 evening (photo: Mbah Lëwå / facebook)
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
A series of larger pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday, reaching lengths of up to 4.5 km and producing ash plumes that rose up to approx. 4 km. ... [more]
Monday, Jun 22, 2015
The eruption continues with little changes. The summit lava dome and the lava lobe continue to grow slowly and produce regularly small to medium-sized pyroclastic flows as the material collapses into avalanches. Run-out lengths have been reaching up to approx. 3 km. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
Pyroclastic flows continue to threaten the southeastern and east-northeastern slopes of the volcano. ... [more]

Sunday, Jun 14, 2015
Pyroclastic flows caused by collapse of parts of the viscous dome on the volcano's summit have started to be more frequent and larger again. Yesterday, about ten flows were generated that descended both through the SE and the ENE channel, reaching up to 3 km distance. [more]

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