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
More than 13,000 residents were evacuated from villages after the Mount Sinabung volcano, on the western Indonesian island of Sumatra, erupted on Sunday afternoon.oon. It was the second time Mount Sinabung had erupted this year and the third time …
News Max · 11/4/2013
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
TANAH KARO, Indonesia - A volcano in western Indonesia that has been spewing clouds of searing gas high into the air let out a new powerful burst Wednesday. Authorities are closely monitoring Mount Sinabung on Sumatra, one of Indonesia's main islands ...
CTV News · 6/10/2015
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
Authorities in western Indonesia have evacuated more villagers living near the Mount Sinabung volcano. The restive mountain, which has been rumbling for weeks, has been alarming officials in recent days after it unleashed more plumes of smoke and ash into ...
Asian Correspondent · 6/16/2015
Molten lava spews out of Mount Sinabung as it continues a series of dramatic eruptions which have displaced around 10,000 locals in the Indonesian region of North Sumatra. Thick volcanic ash blankets cars and streets in nearby towns as the giant crater ... · 6/28/2015
A VOLCANO in western Indonesia has erupted eight times in just a few hours, "raining down rocks" over a large area and forcing thousands to flee their homes. Mount Sinabung has been erupting on and off since September, but went into overdrive late on ... · 11/24/2013
... at Mount Merapi Observation Post in Babadan, told the ANTARA news. A few hours after Merapi, Sinabung exploded again with 8,000 feet of volcanic ash. "It was the strongest eruption in the recent days," Surono, government volcano expert, told The AP.
University Herald · 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 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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