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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
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
Mount Sinabung erupts in Indonesia Mount Sinabung spews hot lava and volcanic ash near Jeraya, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1xLRCni
USA Today · 10/14/2014
Mount Sinabung, one of Indonesia’s many volcanoes, has been especially active over the past two weeks, spewing gas and ash. This is a concern for many local villagers in the surrounding area, who depend on the land for their livelihood. Mount Sinabung ...
Mashable · 6/17/2015
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
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
The eruption of Indonesia’s volcano, Mount Sinabung, caused 16 deaths on Saturday, February 1. The volcano recently became active and exploded, covering the sky with lava, heavy smoke, debris and ashes in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The …
Guardian LV · 2/4/2014
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
JAKARTA, Indonesia – A volcano in western Indonesia has unleashed a new powerful burst of volcanic ash. Authorities have been closely monitoring 2,460-meter (8,070-foot) -high Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province since June 2, when its status was ...
FOX News · 6/13/2015
Indonesia's volcanoes- Mount Sinabung and Mount Merapi - erupted Monday, spewing ash and causing another wave of mass evacuation in the country. Share This Story Mount Sinabung, which has been erupting on and off since September this year, sent …
Nature World News · 11/18/2013

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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