Mount Sinaburg, Indonesia erupted on Monday firing ashes and volcanic material as high as 5000 metre.
Mt. Sinaburg is one of the more than 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia, prone to seismic activity on Pacific Ring of Fire, ring of volcanic and moving fault lines that surround the ocean.
The site had been inactive for cenutries but for it’s eruption in 2010. It has been activate ever since, erupting occasionally. It had its second eruption this week on Monday which lasted 30 seconds.
Although the eruption caused no fatalities, the residents have been warned of danger lava could pose, by Indonesia’s Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation Centre. Residents have been suggested to stay at least 5km. away from the crater’s mouth.