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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)
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia):continuing occasional glowing avalanches

Sat, 18 Jun 2016, 10:04
10:04 AM | BY: T
Pyroclastic flow (glowing avalanche) at Sinabung this morning (00:40 local time) (photo: Endro Lewa / facebook)
Pyroclastic flow (glowing avalanche) at Sinabung this morning (00:40 local time) (photo: Endro Lewa / facebook)
Glowing avalanche yesterday (photo: Endro Lewa / facebook)
The volcano continues to erupt with little changes - effusing viscous lava at slow pace and feeding a prominent lava lobe on the SE flank.
A small collapse of parts of this last night caused an incandescent avalanche documented by avid Sinabung volcano-follower and photographer Endro Lewa.
Previous news
Thu, 16 Jun 2016, 15:40
Seismic recording from Sinabung showing a hot avalanche going on (PVMBG)
The volcano observatory recorded several small pyroclastic flows from the volcano during the last night (at 21:20 pm, 21:27, 22:08, and 00:23 local time). ... read all
Fri, 10 Jun 2016, 07:26
Explosion from Sinabung this morning (10 June 2016) (photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
The eruption of the volcano continues with little changes: viscous magma is accumulating at the summit lava dome and forms over-spilling lobes on the southeastern slope that are prone to collapse. Trapped gasses produce occasional vertical explosions with ash plumes that reach 1-2 km height mostly (s. image). ... read all
Sun, 22 May 2016, 16:49
The deadly pyroclastic flow at Sinabung yesterday (image: PVMBG)
A series of pyroclastic flows occurred yesterday afternoon - sadly, at least one of them was was much larger than most others during the past months and claimed several fatalities among local farmers who were working on their fields within the exclusion zone, approx. 4 km from the volcano. The latest update includes 7 dead and at least 2 badly bunt among the victims. ... read all
Mon, 16 May 2016, 15:39
Eruption of Sinabung this morning (image: PVMBG / facebook)
Two small to moderately sized pyroclastic flows occurred this morning at the volcano. read all
Fri, 13 May 2016, 17:14
Explosion at Sinabung volcano in the morning of 11 May 2016 (PVMBG)
The explosive / effusive eruption continues with little changes. Rising viscous lava accumulates in the summit crater where as a dome; intermittently, it produces small to moderate explosions (ash plumes rising 1-2 km) and incandescent rockfalls and/or small pyroclastic flows on the eastern side where the crater is breached. read all

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