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Mount Sinabung never erupted
since 1600

Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra has never erupted since 1600, a media report says.

Volcanology and Geology Disaster Mitigation Center PVMBG head Surono said the mountain had never been monitored continuously after it did not erupt since 1600.

The center had recommended an evacuation six kilometers from the active volcano crater and raised the status of the mountain to alert.

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