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JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Volcanic ash from Indonesia's smouldering Mount Sinabung has blanketed parts of Medan, the provincial capital of North Sumatra, forcing residents to wear masks. The head of the local disaster …
CP24 · 6/24/2015
Mount Sinabung
Thousands of villagers are refusing to leave their homes on the slopes of one of Indonesia's most volatile volcanoes despite warnings that it is poised for a powerful eruption. Mount Sinabung, one of about 130 active volcanoes in Indonesia, has been at the ...
Huffington Post UK · 6/19/2015
Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano spewed hot ash down its slopes this weekend, releasing columns of ash that reached as high as 1.2 miles into the air. Located on the island of Sumatra, the 8,070 foot-high Mount Sinabung has been periodically erupting ...
The Huffington Post · 6/15/2015
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 ...
Waco Tribune-Herald · 6/23/2015
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
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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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