Sinabung, Indonésie: five pyroclastic flows per day were detected .

Sinabung, Indonésie: five pyroclastic flows per day were detected .

PVMBG reported that during 21-28 September foggy weather sometimes prevented visual observations of Sinabung and the growing lava dome in the summit crater. Lava flows on the flanks were incandescent as far as 3 km E to SE. As many as five pyroclastic flows per day were detected, traveling as far as 4 km ESE. Ash plumes rose as high as 4.5 km.

Seismicity consisted of avalanche signals, low-frequency and hybrid events, tremor, tectonic events, and volcanic earthquakes. Seismicity fluctuated at high levels, although it had declined compared to the previous week. The Alert Level remained at 4 (on a scale of 1-4), indicating that people within 7 km of the volcano on the SSE sector, and within 6 km in the ESE sector, should evacuate.

October 11, 2015. Sinabung, Indonésie:

3.17°N, 98.392°E
Elevation 2460 m

Source: GVP , PVMBG.

Photo : Tib Nangin.

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