What´s going on at Sinabung?

Here is a collection of useful links regarding the volcanic crisis at Mount Sinabung

Official portals:

Other websites: 


http://pvmbg.bgl.esdm.go.id/index.php/gunungapi/kamera-gunungapi Auto-updating webcam images, two views on Sinabung, one from Lau Kawar in the NE, and one from Pos PGA, appr. 7 km to the SE:


Recent timelapse video of the Badan Geologi webcam by Volcanodiscovery

Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC)http://www.bom.gov.au/info/vaac/advisories.shtml

Scientific background:

  • “Characterization of open and closed volcanic systems in Indonesia and Mexico using InSAR time series”
    E. Chaussard, F. Amelung and Y. Aoki (2013), JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: SOLID EARTH, VOL. 118, 1–13
  • “Evaluation of Volcanic Activity at Sinabung Volcano, After More Than 400 Years of Quiet”,Hendrasto et al. (2012)
  • “The August 2010 Phreatic Eruption of Mount Sinabung, North Sumatra”Sutawidjaja et al. (2013)

Photo galleries: 

In the news:

Related VC posts: 


2 thoughts on “What´s going on at Sinabung?

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