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Mt. Sinabung in Sumatra let out a long roar on Wednesday, erupting for a full 907 seconds, or just over 15 minutes – about 0.0028% of the year since it first started acting up. Daily eruptions, which started last November and lasted for months, coated ...
The Wall Street Journal · 9/25/2014
More than a year after residents were threatened by Mount Sinabung, another eruption sent residents in the village of Karo, in North Sumatra, running from their homes. The volcano began spewing ash and smoke on Sunday, making villagers worry that they ...
The Inquisitr · 10/8/2014
Mount Sinabung in Karo regency, North Sumatra, erupted again on Sunday, spewing hot clouds to the south and southeast of the volcano. The eruption, which occurred at 5:12 a.m. local time, was reported to be the largest of the eruptions that occured in the ...
Philippine Daily Inquirer · 6/15/2015
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung, which had lain dormant for over 400 years, has been intermittently erupting since September 15 last year, killing 15 people and forcing hundreds to flee their homes. According to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, more ...
theguardian.com · 10/14/2014
Mount Sinabung has been erupting on and off since September, but went into overdrive on Sunday, spewing out red-hot ash and rocks up to five miles into the air. Several thousand people fled their homes overnight, bringing the total number who have left the ...
Sky News HD · 11/24/2013
More than 5,000 people have been evacuated from towns and villages in North Sumatra's Karo Regency since Mount Sinabung awoke in October after a three-year dormancy. Karo is an agricultural region that supplies vegetables for surrounding islands.
News Talk Florida · 11/16/2013
The continuing eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung volcano has made headlines worldwide. Television pictures show refugees leaving their villages as the sequence of volcanic activity, which began on 15 September 2013, continues to intensify.
Decoded Science · 1/9/2014
The Guardian has more on the eruptions: More than 50 eruptions on Saturday sent lava and searing gas tumbling out of the volcano in the North Sumatra province down the south-eastern slopes up to three miles away, said Indonesia’s disaster mitigation ...
HyperVocal · 1/6/2014
Authorities in Indonesia say they are preparing for the worst case scenario after Mount Sinabung erupted 77 times over the weekend. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency has now instructed all relevant government ministries and the Karo regency ...
International Business Times · 1/7/2014
taken-by=zikskyy Mount Sinabung volcanoes continues erupting pyroclastic flows three days after Indonesia's Disaster Management Agency raises the alert status to the highest level, June 5, 2015.
CNN iReport · 6/5/2015

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 to 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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