Sinabung volcano erupts causing earthquakes and sending ash 3.5 km in the air in Indonesia (videos)

Mt Sinabung erupted at 7.20 a.m. local time, causing 386 seconds of tectonic earthquakes in some nearby areas on July 20, 2017.

The eruption, the volcano spewed ashes 3.5 thousand meters into the air, while discharging lava 1 thousand meters to the mountains southern region.

The Sinabung volcano in Indonesia is erupting again.

Earlier on Wednesday, the volcano spewed ashes 1.5 thousand meters into the air and causing six tremors, 20 volcanic earthquakes, and one tectonic earthquake.

In Wednesdays eruption, since 12 p.m. local time, the volcano spewed ashes 700 meters into the air, while releasing lava 1 thousand meters to the east and the southeast.

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sinabung eruption on July 20 2017. Netral News

Following the eruptions, the agency announced that the volcano remained active and was in the highest stage of warning. Ashfall was reported in the nearby communities:

The agency further called on the community living near the volcano to stay at a radius of three kilometer in the mountains southern and southeastern regions and at a radius of four kilometer to the north and east areas.

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sinabung eruption on July 20 2017. Netral News

Apart from remaining in the safe location, the agency also urged the people to stay vigilant over the lava eruption, as the dam in the nearby Laborus River could be cracked by the lava flash flood discharged from the crater.

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sinabung eruption on July 20 2017. Netral News

Over the past seen ears, the multiple eruptions have displaced some 2 thousand families living near the volcano. Thousands of families still live in the temporary shelters set up by the government.

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