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Mount Sinabung Erupted Again After 2 Years!

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Mount Sinabung is a active volcano. The 2,451 meters Valcano has erupted several times in 2010, 2013, 2015 and 2018.

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According to Bernama, Mount Sinabung situated in North Sumatra, Indonesia erupted again this morning, 10th August 2020, emitting 5,000 meters of grey ash and smoke.

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The eruption occurred at 10.16am Western Indonesia and the smoke and grey ashes were heading towards east and south-east of the island of Sumatra according to a statement from the Indonesian Volcanology and Geological Mitigation Center (PVMBG).

A height of 2,451 meters, Mount Sinabung, was at level 3 alert status.

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According to the statement, local people and visitors are urged not to do any activities within a radius of 5 kilometers from the summit of Mount Sinabung.

The mountain has never erupted since 1600 but started erupting again in 2010 and the last eruption was reported occurred in February 2018.

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Let’s hope the people living near to the area of Mount Sinabung are safe!

Info via: Bernama