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Marapi volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL120 EXT 20NM TO ENE OBS VA DTG: 04/0525Z

Sun, 4 Jun 2017, 05:30
05:30 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 05:22 UTC, 04/06/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170604/0525Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: MARAPI 261140
PSN: S0023 E10028
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2891M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/1
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL120 EXT 20NM TO ENE
OBS VA DTG: 04/0525Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 S0026 E10056 - S0014 E10056 - S0008
E10020 - S0026 E10025 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1125Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1725Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/2325Z NO VA EXP
RMK: GROUND REPORT RECEIVED OF ERUPTION TO 700M ABOVE SUMMIT
LEVEL AT 04/0348Z. ERUPTION CONFIRMED BY HIGH RESOLUTION
SATELLITE IMAGERY, MOVING TO THE NORTH AND TO THE EAST. VA
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170604/1125Z

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Marapi volcano
Stratovolcano 2891 m (9,485 ft)
Western Sumatra, Indonesia, -0.39°S / 100.46°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Marapi volcano eruptions:
2011-ongoing, 2004 (Aug), 2001, 2000, 1999, 1987-94, 1984, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1980, 1975-79, 1973, 1970-71, 1968(?), 1967, 1966, 1958, 1958, 1954-57, 1950-52, 1949, 1949, 1943, 1932, 1930, 1929, 1927, 1925, 1919, 1918, 1918, 1917, 1916, 1915, 1913, 1911, 1910, 1907-08, 1905, 1904, 1889, 1888, 1886, 1885, 1883, 1878(?), 1883, 1876-77, 1876, 1871, 1871, 1863, 1861, 1855-56, 1854, 1845, 1833-34, 1822, 1807, 1770
Typical eruption style
Small to moderate sized explosions
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