Mt. Sinabung erupts again

By Staff PKK August, 02 2017 Important Issue
Mt. Sinabung erupts again

Mount Sinabung erupted again on August 2, 2017. The eruption occurred since 8.09 morning followed by a pyroclastic. In addition, the eruption of Mount Sinabung is also followed by a series of pyroclastics (APG). Eruption also occurred several times since 9.36 morning with a column height about 2000-3000 m from the top of the peak, leaning to the south, followed by pyroclastic. As total 16 times APG happened until 11:10 pm.

Sinabung pyroclastics slope range from 2500-4500 to the East-South East, with duration about 251-707 seconds. Smoke column ranges from 1000-4200 meters from the top of the peak, leaning towards the south. People in the vicinity immediately evacuate to a safe place so as not to be affected by the eruption.

PVMBG recommends the citizen and tourists not to engage in activities within a 3 km radius of the peak, and within 7 km for the South - Southeast sector, within 6 km for the Southeast - East sector, and within 4 km for the North - East sector of Mount Sinabung.

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