Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Sinabung
The conical Sinabung volcano, seen here from the east, rises above farmlands on the Karo Plateau. Gunung Sinabung contains four summit craters, the southernmost of which is the youngest. Many prominent lava flows appear on the flanks of the volcano. No confirmed historical eruptions are known from Gunung Sinabung. Photo by Tom Casadevall, 1987 (U.S. Geological Survey).
Volcano Number:261080
Volcano Name:Sinabung
Country:Indonesia
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano
Last Eruption:2018
Elevation:2460m
Tectonic Setting:Subduction zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:997
Pop. within 10km:13801
Pop. within 30km:163630
Pop. within 100km:7646863
Latitude:3.17
Longitude:98.392



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
261080 Sinabung 15403 Uncertain Eruption 1881
261080 Sinabung 15404 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 2010/8/27 2010/9/18
261080 Sinabung 20818 Confirmed Eruption 4 Historical Observations 2013/9/15 2018/6/22
261080 Sinabung 22270 Confirmed Eruption SE flank Radiocarbon (corrected) 810
Emissions Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Emission ID SO2 Kilotons Start Date End Date
110 20 2014/01/11 2014/01/11


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