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2014-01-31 Volcano eruption in Indonesia on 31 January, 2014

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Volcano eruption
  • Country: Indonesia
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 31 January, 2014
  • Requester: Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC/SOPAC)
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

Mount Sinabung on the western island of Sumatra, Indonesia whicht has erupted relentlessly for months, spewed hot gas, ash and rocks 2km (1.5 miles) into the air in a series of eruptions during the morning, 1 February 2014, killing at least 14 people.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/mount-sinabung-volcano-eruption-kills-16-in-indonesia-1.2520311

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster

 JAXA 

2009-06-19

ALOS Pan-sharpen, P131 F3535 A0.0, Jun 19, 2009

2009-06-19

ALOS Pan-sharpen, P131 F3540 A0.0, Jun 19, 2009

 NARL 

2014-01-11

20140211_Indonesia_Volcano_Sinabung_MS

2014-01-11

20140211_Indonesia_Volcano_Sinabung_PAN

2014-01-12

20140212_Indonesia_Volcano_Sinabung_MS

2014-01-12

20140212_Indonesia_Volcano_Sinabung_PAN

 After Disaster

 ISRO 

2014-02-06

RISAT-1/SAR data of part of Indonesia as observed on Feb 6, 2014

2014-02-06

RISAT-1/SAR data of part of Indonesia as observed on Feb 6, 2014