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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): continued extrusive activity, intermittent explosions

Thursday Dec 29, 2016 19:51 PM | BY: T

Explosion at Sinabung on 27 Dec 23:30 local time (image: Endro Lewa / facebook)
Explosion at Sinabung on 27 Dec 23:30 local time (image: Endro Lewa / facebook)
The volcano's activity continues with no significant changes. Occasional incandescent rockfalls, small pyroclastic flows and vertical explosions, with ash plumes rising up to 3-4 km, accompany the slow growth of a viscous lava dome in the summit crater.
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