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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): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update

Wed, 4 May 2016, 22:35
22:35 PM | BY: T
No significant changes in activity have occurred recently. The volcano continues to produce occasional small to moderate vulcanian-type explosions, at rates of typically one or two per day, with ash plumes that rise 1-1.5 km above the crater.
Our friend and film-maker Michael Dalton who is on site reported that the recent explosions and collapses have destroyed a significant part of the volcano's lava dome.
Previous news
Sun, 24 Apr 2016, 16:59
Explosion from Sinabung last Friday
The volcano's current and long-lasting eruption (now well in its 3rd year) continues essentially unchanged: viscous lava slowly rises into the summit crater, building up a complex dome that over-spills as sticky lobes onto sections of the upper outer slopes on the southeastern side. read all
Thu, 31 Mar 2016, 09:21
The volcano continues to produce explosions and occasional small to moderate pyroclastic flows. read all
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

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