Contest #154 aswer: Mount Sinabung, Indonesia

Mount Sinabung is a volcano on the Indonesian Island of Sumatra. Its lasts known eruption before the current one dates from 1600. On August 29, it came to live again, causing the evacuation of 30,000 residents.


On September 3 there was another eruption, just after some of the evacuees returned to their homes and subsequently on September 7 another -more severe- one.


Vulcanologists are warning for more heavy eruptions in the next weeks and Mount Sinabung still has a ‘code red‘ alert on the Indonesian volcano watch page.

Those who evacuated in time:

  • hhgygy
  • Dennis S.
  • Milosh, Serbia
  • Paul Franson
  • Andy McConnell
  • lardarz
  • Camargo, California
  • José Miguel Díaz
  • Neil
  • Aaron Predeek
  • Sarah G
  • Taliesin
  • Rolando Marín Monge
  • David Kozina
  • Willem


  • LawnBoy
  • Andy M, USA
  • Thomas Egan
  • ewen
  • Dan Watson
  • ACG
  • Max_Power
  • SuperXIX
  • Mark_a_g
  • Josh Muehe
  • Ernesto Posse
  • ashwini agrawal