The activity continues more than ever, the alert level remains at RED.
June 21, 2015, 22:30 Hot clouds of pyroclastic avalanches occur, each with a significant distance: The first goes down to 4 km to the West- East, and produces a high column of volcanic ash rising 4 km, the wind blowing toward -Tenggara Timur. Then around 11:35 p.m. h, new pyroclastic flow, to 4 km in the southeast sector, 3 km in the southeast sector, high column of ash.
Sinabung surveillance based on monitoring data have shown that the increase the number of earthquakes is relatively strong and the body of the mountain remains to inflation (inflated) since 20 June 2015.
At the date of 23-06-2015, 00h / 06 h.
Visual: The weather was sunny, light winds to the east – southeast. The Sinabung is clearly distinguishable, then passes into the fog. Thick white smoke is seen, 50-100 m high. Occurs a pyroclastic avalanches up to 3500 meters to the east. The height of the volcanic ash column is 2500 meters and then another pyroclastic flow to the south sliding at a distance of 3000 m. The incandescent lava is observed from the top until 1000 – 2000 m south and 500-1500 meters to the south.
– 59 x earthquake of avalanche.
– 20 x low frequency earthquake,
– Continuous Volcanic Tremor.
More than ever, the recommendation of PVMBG, of the Geological Agency and the Ministry of Energy, are required, in order:
– People do not move within 7 km to the south of the summit of Sinabung,
– People do not move within 6 km in the South East area – western ridge of Mount Sinabung.
Données: PVMBG/ Surono / Mbah Rono.
Photo : Endrolew , Beidar Sinabung.