Monday, April 19, 2021

Indonesias Mt Sinabung active volcano on sumatra island


▪️Indonesia’s Mt. Sinabung

Why in News

✅Recently, Mt. Sinabung, an active volcano on Indonesia’s Sumatra island has erupted.

✅Earlier, other volcanoes of Indonesia- Merapi volcano and Semeru volcano- had erupted.

✅Mt. Sinabung (2,600-metre) is located in Karo regency, North Sumatra.

✅Sinabung is among more than 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia, which is prone to seismic upheaval due to its location on the Pacific Ring of Fire.

✅The volcano was dormant for 400 years before exploding in 2010.

✅It exploded again in 2014 ,2016 and 2020.


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