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  • “Satellite Imagery of Interest”: Eruption of Mt. Sinabung

  • Wednesday, 28th February 2018

A new Satellite Imagery of Interest is now available on the Observatory's website. The satellite imagery shows the recent eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Indonesia.


Mt. Sinabung, located at northern Sumatra of Indonesia, erupted again in the morning of 19 February 2018. Mt. Sinabung is currently one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia. Meteorological satellite captured the eruption of Mt. Sinabung on that day. The animation showed the ejection of volcanic ash into the atmosphere from Mt. Sinabung after the eruption. (The imagery was captured by Himawari-8 satellite of Japan Meteorological Agency)

You are welcome to visit the Observatory's Weather Satellite Imagery webpage for details.