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Duration2010/08/29 On August 29, 2010, a volcano erupted at Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra. Mount Sinabung, some 60km (40 miles) south-west of Sumatra's main city Medan, has not erupted for 400 years.
Country or DistrictIndonesia

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  • Jakarta Post 2010/08/30
    Over 2,470 out of 30,052 evacuees from rumbling Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra have suffered from various illnesses, including throat inflammation, diarrhea and eye irritation.
  • 2010/08/30
    Two people have died and more than 30,000 were displaced when a long-dormant volcano in Indonesia erupted again on Monday, officials said
  • BBC news 2010/08/29
    Thousands flee Indonesia volcano on Sumatra
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