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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
Scientists think there may be a link between the new volcanic activity at Mount Sinabung in Indonesia and three recent megathrust earthquakes. Mount Sinabung in Indonesia was once considered a dormant volcano, until it erupted for a brief one month …
EarthSky · 6/25/2015
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 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
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
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
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 ...
The Jakarta Post · 6/15/2015
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
After more than a century of lying dormant, Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano has awakened. Located in the Karo Regency of North Sumatra, the volcano began showing signs of life in 2010 and has erupted several times since. On June 2, it began hurling ...
The Business Insider · 7/1/2015
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung has erupted, spewing burning gas and rock up to 10,000 feet (3,000 metres) into the sky. No one was evacuated, Government officials told Xinhua news agency, but people living on its slopes are on alert. Sunday’s eruption …
The Independent · 10/5/2014

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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