Mt. Sinabung – UPSC Prelims

  • Mt. Sinabung, an active volcano on Indonesia’s Sumatra island has 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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