Dramatic video shows Indonesia’s Sinabang volcano holding 16,000 feet in the sky

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Mount Sinabung looks at the contents of the volcano during an eruption in Cairo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.


Indonesian Mount Sinabung The eruption took place on Tuesday, sending volcanic material up to 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the sky and depositing ash in nearby villages. Volcanic activity in North Sumatra province increased last week, when it was recorded 13 times when authorities released rye clouds.

A dramatic video from Indonesia’s volcanic survey shows Ash’s plum reaching heights in the sky.

There have been no fresh settlements due to this activity and no news of disruptions to flights in the area.

The 400,000-meter (-30-foot) Sinabang was inactive for four centuries before it erupted in 2010, killing two people. Another blast in 2014 killed 17 people, while seven in 2016 killed.

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Mount Sinabung picks up volcanic material during an eruption in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

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One of the two recent eruptions in Indonesia has since come to a scattered life.

About 30,000 people have been forced to flee their homes around Sinabang in the last few years.

Sinabang is one of the more than 120 active volcanoes located in Indonesia “Ring of Fire,” An arc of volcanic and faulty lines encircling the Pacific Ocean. In all, the ring contains about 450 volcanoes, including all active volcanoes in the U.S.

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On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at a market in North Sumatra, Indonesia, Mount Sinabung erupts during a volcanic eruption.

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