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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
Mount Sinabung—a volcano in Indonesia—has erupted 220 times in the past week and displaced more than 20,000 local villagers. The 8,530-foot-high (2,600-meter-high) volcano has been erupting since September 2013. Even though the volcano has been …
National Geographic · 1/10/2014
Indonesian volcano Mount Sinabung erupts, thousands evacuated Hot lava flows from the crater of Mount Sinabung as seen from Tiga Serangkai, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early Monday, June 15, 2015. Authorities have been closely monitoring the 8 …
The Detroit News · 6/15/2015
The latest in a recent set of eruptions of Mount Sinabung in Indonesia occurred Wednesday afternoon forcing hundreds of residents to flee. The volcano has been active since September 2013, and in February it erupted again, causing hundreds more to flee.
Washington Post · 10/9/2014
INDONESIA'S Mount Sinabung has erupted more than 30 times, spewing lava and ash clouds over a wide area, officials said, with more than 26,000 people now forced to flee their homes. Mt Sinabung, which lies in the northwest of Indonesia's Sumatra island ...
News.com.au · 1/14/2014
A volcano in western Indonesia has 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 2460-metre Mt Sinabung on Sumatra, one of ...
Stuff · 6/14/2015
An 'inactive' volcano in Indonesia erupted again on Sunday, unleashing a cloud of volcanic ash and steam nearly two miles into the sky, forcing the residents living on the slopes on evacuate. Like Us on Facebook The two eruptions of Sunday, first one ...
Science World Report · 11/4/2013
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupts on Tuesday sending clouds of hot ash and gas into the sky. Hundreds of residents were evacuated on Monday from surrounding villages on the island of Sumatra, bringing the number of people moved in recent weeks to …
The Guardian · 6/16/2015
Mount Sinabung erupted in western Indonesia Sunday, causing the evacuation of more than 6,000 villagers, The Associated Press reported. The 8,530-foot volcano in North Sumatra province erupted early Sunday after being dormant for three years, sending …
News Max · 9/18/2013
The teams planned to resume searching Sunday morning for more victims and survivors of the eruption of the volcano, Mount Sinabung. Three people were reported injured, and officials warned that the volcano could erupt again and that the death toll was ...
New York Times · 2/1/2014

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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