Mount Sinabung in Indonesia expelled lava and flames from its dome on Monday, shrouding the nearby area in smoke and ash. Officials first cautioned villagers about the volcano's eruptive activity in early June, and more than 1,200 people have evacuated ...
New York Times · 6/25/2015
In this long-exposure photo by Binsar Bakkara, hot lava flows from the crater of Mount Sinabung as seen from a location about 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from the volcano, in Tiga Kicat, in Indonesia's North Sumatra province early Tuesday. Lava, hot rocks and ...
Herald & Review · 6/23/2015
Nearly 3,000 residents have been ordered to evacuate the Mount Sinabung area as activity increased and the volcano began spewing lava and ash.
CNN · 6/16/2015
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USA Today · 10/14/2014
Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images People watch as Mount Sinabung spews pyroclastic smoke, Oct. 13, 2014, in Tiga Pancur, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Mount Sinabung volcano erupts, as seen from Tiga Pancur village, Karo Regency in ...
ABC News · 10/13/2014
Mount Sinabung, one of about 130 active volcanoes in Indonesia, has been at the highest alert level for nearly two weeks. On Tuesday, at least 48 avalanches of hot ash barreled down its slopes, with the biggest reaching 2.5 kilometers (1.5 miles ...
Yahoo News · 6/16/2015
More than 1,200 villagers living near Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, were forced to evacuate on Monday after the volcano erupted over the weekend, causing trails of hot ash to flow down the mountain. Earlier this month, authorities raised the ...
International Business Times · 6/16/2015

Mount Sinabung

Mount Sinabung is a Pleistocene-to-Holocene stratovolcano of andesite and dacite in the Karo plateau of Karo Regency, North Su…
Mount Sinabung is a Pleistocene-to-Holocene stratovolcano of andesite and dacite in the Karo plateau of Karo Regency, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 25 miles from the Lake Toba supervolcano. Many old lava flows are on its flanks and the last known eruption, before recent times, occurred in the year 1600. Solfataric activities were last observed at the summit in 1912; recent documented events include an eruption in the early hours of 29 August 2010 and eruptions in September and November 2013, January, February and October 2014. Between 2013 and 2014 the alert for a major event was increased with no significant activity. On 2 June 2015 the alert was again increased, and as of 26 June 2015 at least 10,000 people have been evacuated, fearing a major eruption. The long eruption of Mount Sinabung is similar with Mount Unzen in Japan, which erupted for 5 …
  • Last eruption: Oct 05, 2014
  • Elevation: 8,071 feet (2,460 m)
  • Prominence: 3,750 feet (1,143 m)
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