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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
Typical eruption style:
Explosive

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update

Thu, 31 Mar 2016, 09:21
09:21 AM | BY: T
The volcano continues to produce explosions and occasional small to moderate pyroclastic flows.
Early on Tuesday morning, around 05:40 local time, a collapse of parts of the sticky lava lobe on the SE flank generated a pyroclastic flow that reached approx. 3 km length.

Previous news

Tue, 22 Mar 2016, 16:08
Activity of the volcano continues essentially unchanged with very slow lava extrusion and intermittent small to moderate explosions at the lava dome. read all
Wed, 9 Mar 2016, 12:16
Explosion and pyroclastic flow at Sinabung yesterday evening (photo: Leopold Kennedy Adam ‏@LeopoldAdam / twitter)
Explosions and generally small pyroclastic flows, sometimes happening together, continue to occur at the volcano at rates of a few per day on average. read all
Wed, 2 Mar 2016, 09:31
The activity of the volcano seems to have picked up. Our correspondent Andi who's there on one of our Volcano Special tours, reported: read all
Tue, 1 Mar 2016, 10:04
Eruption of Sinabung last evening Feb 29, 2016 - 11:28pm (image: Endro Lewa / facebook)
Small to moderate explosions continue to occur relatively frequently at the volcano. ... read all
Mon, 29 Feb 2016, 09:15
Explosion from Sinabung on 25 Feb (image: Endro Lewa / facebook)
Over the past days, activity at the volcano seems to have picked up. The frequency and size of explosions from the summit have increased and generated several ash plumes that rose up to approx 3 km height above the summit. ... read all

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