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Mount Sinabung

Active volcano in North Sumatra, Indonesia

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Mount Sinabung: Active volcano in North Sumatra, Indonesia
Mount Sinabung is a Pleistocene-to-Holocene stratovolcano of andesite and dacite in the Karo plateau of Karo Regency, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the Lake Toba supervolcano. Many old lava flows are on its flanks and the last known eruption, before recent times, occurred 1200 years before present, between 740 - 880 CE. 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. A pyroclastic flow in May 2016 killed seven people. 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 on 26 June 2015, at least 10,000 people were evacuated, fearing a major eruption. The long eruption of Mount Sinabung is similar to that of Mount Unzen in Japan, which erupted for five years after lying dormant for 400 years. A major eruption began on 10 August 2020.

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Deadly Mount Sinabung Volcano Spews Hot Ash and Smoke [Video]

Deadly Mount Sinabung Volcano Spews Hot Ash and Smoke

Mount Sinabung spewed volcanic ash during an eruption in western Indonesia on August 23. Report by Shoulderg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:06Published

Indonesian volcano sends up five kilometers of ash [Video]

Indonesian volcano sends up five kilometers of ash

Dramatic footage showed a giant cloud of thick ash rising from the peak of Mount Sinabung, which sits 2,460 meters high in the Karo regency of North Sumatra.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published
Indonesia's Sinabung volcano sends ash spewing into the sky [Video]

Indonesia's Sinabung volcano sends ash spewing into the sky

Rumbling Mount Sinabung on Indonesia’s Sumatra island erupted Monday, sending a column of volcanic materials as high as 5,000 metres into the sky.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

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