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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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2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia) activity update: Large explosion- ash to 16.7km (55,000ft); pyroclastic flows

Sunday Jun 09, 2019 12:41 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND

Eruption of Sinabung on 9 June 2019 (image: Samri Sihombing / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Eruption of Sinabung on 9 June 2019 (image: Samri Sihombing / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Current seismicity. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia.
Current seismicity. Credit: MAGMA Indonesia.
Once again a very powerful explosion has occurred- at around 09:30 UTC today- sending an ash column high into the atmosphere, and producing large pyroclastic flows. According to the latest report from Darwin VAAC, the eruption is continuing, with an ash plume rising to 9km (30,000ft).
Previous news
Seismic signal from last night's explosion at Sinabung (image: Magma Indonesia)
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Just few days after the official alert level had been decreased, a massive explosion occurred during the last night at 02:53 local time, generating an ash plume that rose to possibly up to 15 km altitude (50,000ft). ... [more]

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