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More than 10,000 villagers have fled a rumbling volcano in western Indonesia this month, most in recent days after a series of violent eruptions, an official said on Tuesday. Authorities raised the alert status of Mount Sinabung, on Sumatra island, to the ...
Sydney Morning Herald · 6/16/2015
A large volcano named Mount Sinabung, on Sumatra Island in Indonesia, has been erupting for several days, covering the area with ash and forcing thousands of people to evacuate. The mountain is located in western Indonesia and started erupting violently a ...
The Business Insider · ByJennifer Welsh · 11/12/2013
Thousands of people have been evacuated on the Indonesian island of Sumatra after authorities upgraded the threat posed by a volcano to the highest level, officials say. The alert status of Mount Sinabung was raised late on Tuesday after a "sharp rise" in ...
ABC Online · 6/4/2015
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
TANAH KARO, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian volcano that was quiet for four centuries shot a new, powerful burst of hot ash more than 10,000 feet (three kilometers) in the air Friday, sending frightened residents fleeing to safety for the second time this ...
The Sacramento Bee · 9/7/2010
More than 1,200 villagers living near Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, were forced to evacuate on Monday after the volcano erupted over the weekend, causing trails of hot ash to flow down the mountain. Earlier this month, authorities raised the ...
International Business Times · 6/16/2015
Mount Sinabung erupted for the third time in three months on the western Indonesian island of Sumatra late Sunday afternoon, Reuters has reported, forcing about 1,300 people from four villages around the volcano to evacuate their homes. The volcano is ...
International Science Times · 11/4/2013
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—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
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

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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