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Karangetang Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: WEAK DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV SE OBS VA DTG: 06/2310Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Fri, 6 Sep 2019, 23:15
23:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on  6 Sep 2019
Satellite image of Karangetang volcano on 6 Sep 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 23:00 UTC, 06/09/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190906/2310Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KARANGETANG [API SIAU] 267020
PSN: N0247 E12524
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1784M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/27
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: WEAK DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV SE
OBS VA DTG: 06/2310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0246 E12522 - N0249 E12524 - N0239
E12549 - N0225 E12540 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0510Z SFC/FL070 N0246 E12522 - N0249
E12524 - N0250 E12548 - N0240 E12548 - N0232 E12538
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1110Z SFC/FL070 N0246 E12522 - N0250
E12523 - N0250 E12549 - N0239 E12550 - N0230 E12540
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1710Z SFC/FL070 N0246 E12522 - N0250
E12524 - N0252 E12550 - N0240 E12551 - N0230 E12541
RMK: WEAK DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY MOV SE.
SMOKE ALSO EXTENDS SE FROM THE VOLCANO. HEIGHT AND FSCT
BASED ON IR TEMP OF 21 DEGREES AND CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE.

NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190907/0510Z

Previous news

Wed, 4 Sep 2019, 06:00
PVMBG reported that during 2-8 September lava continued to effuse from Karangetang's Main Crater (S) and Dua Crater (N), traveling as far as 1.5 km down the Nanitu, Pangi, and Sense drainages on the SW flank. Sometimes dense white plumes rose to 200 m above the summit. According to the Darwin VAAC a diffuse ash plume rose almost 350 m above the summit and drifted SE on 7 September. ... Read all
Wed, 28 Aug 2019, 06:00
PVMBG reported that during 26 August-1 September lava continued to effuse from Karangetang's Main Crater (S) and Dua Crater (N), traveling as far as 1.5 km SW down the Nanitu and Pangi drainages, 1.4 km down a drainage W of Pangi, and 1.8 km down the Sense drainage. Sometimes dense white plumes rose to 200 m above the summit. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4). ... Read all
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