Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update
Fri, 21 Aug 2015, 09:1009:10 AM | BY: T
An explosion from the summit dome occurred yesterday morning, producing a plume that rose approx. 2 km.
Explosion from Sinabung yesterday (photo: Endro Lëwå / facebook)
Occasional smaller pyroclastic flows continued to occur during the past weeks as well, as the lava dome and its active lobes remain weakly active.
Wed, 12 Aug 2015, 06:00
Sinabung volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 12 August-18 August 2015 (Continuing Activity)
PVMBG reported that during 31 July-10 August foggy weather sometimes prevented visual observations of Sinabung and the growing lava dome in the summit crater. White plumes rose as high as 500 m above the crater, and lava flows on the flanks were incandescent as far as 2 km S to SE. The occurrence of pyroclastic flows per day ranged from one to seven, although none were noted on 8 August. ... Read all
Tue, 11 Aug 2015, 09:48
According to a news article in the Indonesian press, volcanologists monitoring Sinabung believe that magma supply to the growing lava dome has recently increased. ... Read all