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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 Indonesia’s many volcanoes ... "They are confident of being able to escape a major eruption. All we can do is ask them to leave."
Mashable · 6/17/2015
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
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Mount Sinabung continues erupting This photo taken on February 21, 2015 with a long exposure shows the crater of Mount Sinabung volcano, glowing with lava, as seen from Karo district on Indonesia's Sumatra island. Check out this story on KSDK.com …
KSDK · 2/21/2015
A Mount Sinabung eruption 2014 occurred Friday, with the volcano spewing tons of molten lava and ash, captured in hauntingly beautiful photos. The initial Mount Sinabung eruption 2014 for the month, the latest in a recent set of eruptions of the Indonesian ...
Travelers Today · 10/13/2014
(Photo : Getty Images/Ulet Ifansasti) On Friday, an environment videographer has captured Sinabung’s intense eruption of ash, gas and debris. Its pyroclastic flow tumbled down the mountain like an avalanche as it destroyed everything on its path.
chinatopix.com · 6/20/2015
After eight violent eruptions that occurred just hours apart on Sunday, Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency has called for the evacuations of more than 15,000 residents who live within a five-kilometer radius of Mount Sinabung. The 2,500 ...
The Diplomat · 11/25/2013
They'll be on display in a special exhibit at the NOAA campus in July. The celestial highlight of the month is actually a drama that has been building all through June: The two brightest planets in our sky — Venus and... Tom Bryant watched a wildfire ...
MSN · 6/15/2015
A volcano in western Indonesia unleashed a new powerful burst high into the sky on Saturday, sending hot ash far down the mountain's slopes, an official said. Authorities have been closely monitoring 8,070-foot -high Mount Sinabung on Sumatra, one of ...
NBC News · 6/14/2015
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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