Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates
Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update
Friday Aug 21, 2015 09:10 AM | BY: T
Explosion from Sinabung yesterday (photo: Endro Lëwå / facebook)An explosion from the summit dome occurred yesterday morning, producing a plume that rose approx. 2 km.
Occasional smaller pyroclastic flows continued to occur during the past weeks as well, as the lava dome and its active lobes remain weakly active.
Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015
According to a news article in the Indonesian press, volcanologists monitoring Sinabung believe that magma supply to the growing lava dome has recently increased. ... [more]
Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015
At least two pyroclastic flows occurred today at the volcano, continuing the destruction of the steeply emplaced lava lobes on the upper SE and E side. ... [more]
Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) update: pyroclastic flows continue destruction of eastern lava lobe
Friday, Jul 31, 2015
A series of small to medium-sized pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday as a result of the ongoing destruction of the unstable lava lobe present on the upper eastern flank. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
A series of pyroclastic flows yesterday noon (see previous post) and this morning destroyed a part of the eastern lava lobe. ... [more]
Monday, Jul 27, 2015
Activity has remained essentially unchanged. Effusion of viscous lava continues at slow pace to feed the lava dome with two active lobes on the SE and E upper flanks. At 12:22 local time today, a small part of the eastern lobe collapsed into a medium-sized pyroclastic flow that traveled approx. 2.5 km towards the outskirts of the (already evacuated and destroyed) villages of Bekerah and Simacem. ... [more]