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US News Indonesia. A new eruption of the Sinabung volcano, fears of lava flows

15:25  13 august  2020
15:25  13 august  2020 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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These are external links and will open in a new window. Mount Sinabung , on the island of Sumatra, became active again in 2010 but there has been more activity On Monday, there were at least 28 pyroclastic flows - surges of hot ash and gas that rush down the side of the mountain at high speed. Lava domes are pile-ups of magma near the vent at the top of a volcano , that have been known to

A volcano on Indonesia ’s Sumatra island has erupted with incredible violence, spewing a gigantic The center urged people to be aware of the danger of lava flows , and villagers were advised to stay Indonesia is one of the world’s most volcanically active countries. Sinabung lay dormant for around

Des habitants regardant le volcan Sinabung cracher de la cendre, ce jeudi 13 août. © ANTO SEMBIRING / AFP Residents watching the Sinabung volcano spitting ash, this Thursday, August 13.

Thursday, August 13, the Sinabung volcano erupted again. This is the eighth in less than a week.

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupted again on Thursday, August 13, with a series of explosions that sent ash two kilometers high, triggering an air alert and fears of lava flows.

This is the eighth eruption in less than a week of this volcano located on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia but no casualties or major damage have been reported. The last deadly eruption of the volcano dates back to 2016.

An alert for planes circulating near the volcano

The authorities have issued an alert for planes circulating near the volcano. "The possibility of further eruptions exists and airlines are being asked to be on alert," said Raditya Jati, a spokesperson for the natural disasters agency.

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Mount Sinabung ( Indonesian : Gunung Sinabung , also Dolok Sinabung , Deleng Sinabung , Dolok Sinaboen, Dolok Sinaboeng and Sinabuna) is a Pleistocene-to-Holocene stratovolcano of andesite and dacite in the Karo plateau of Karo Regency, North Sumatra, Indonesia , 40 kilometres (25 mi)

The alert state for the crater has been maintained at its second highest level. Authorities have demarcated a five-kilometer no-go zone around the volcano, which erupted on Monday, and warned of the risk of lava flows.

"Residents are advised to wear masks if they leave their homes to protect themselves from the health effects of volcanic ash" , according to the spokesperson.

The Sinabung woke up in 2010

The volcano woke up in 2010 after 400 years of sleep. After a period of calm, another eruption occurred in 2013 and since then he has been very active. Sixteen people had died in 2014 and seven in 2016 .

In 2018, more than 400 people were killed when a tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption suddenly swept over the southern coasts of Sumatra and the western end of Java.

Indonesia, an archipelago of 17,000 islands and islets formed by the convergence of three large tectonic plates (Indo-Pacific, Australian, Eurasian), is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire , an area of ​​strong seismic activity and volcanic eruptions with some 130 active volcanoes.

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