On February 19th, 2018, the Sinabung Volcano in Indonesia erupted violently, spewing ash at least 5 to 7 kilometers (16,000 to 23,000 feet) into the air over Indonesia. Ash falls, which are a severe health hazard, were recorded as far as 260 km (160 mi) away from the volcano. Here is the Sinabung eruption seen from space.

Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

Mona Evans
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