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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): lava dome largely destroyed by recent pyroclastic flows

Saturday Nov 05, 2016 09:44 AM | BY: T

Sinabung volcano this morning
Sinabung volcano this morning
According to our friend filmmaker Michael Dalton who's been on location, the youngest lava dome and its lobe "are gone".
The series of collapses which generated the impressively many small to moderate pyroclastic flows earlier this week has apparently removed most or all of the unstable portions of the viscous lava masses that had accumulated. Depending on the volcano's effusion rate, generally low, it might take a while until a new dome is "ready" to spill over the crater rim again.
Previous news
Wednesday, Nov 02, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Front of a moderately large pyroclastic flow at Sinabung this morning (image: PVMBG / facebook)
Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016
The eruption of the volcano continues, but has again entered a phase of increased activity since a few days ago: a new lava lobe, which has been growing since around 20 October, is now being destroyed by an ongoing series of frequent small to moderate pyroclastic flows that affect the southeastern and eastern slopes. ... [more]
Tuesday, Nov 01, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Oct 31, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Oct 28, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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