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Raung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION OF VA TO FL080 MOV N to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Mon, 12 Apr 2021, 01:30
01:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 12 Apr 2021
Satellite image of Raung volcano on 12 Apr 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 01:16 UTC, 12/04/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210412/0116Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: RAUNG 263340
PSN: S0807 E11403
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3332M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/119
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION OF VA TO FL080 MOV
N
OBS VA DTG: 12/0116Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0809 E11401 - S0749 E11354 - S0749
E11407 - S0809 E11404 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/0716Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/1316Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/1916Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION WITH VA TO FL080 OBSERVED ON VISIBLE
AND RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6
HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210412/0716Z=

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Raung volcano
Stratovolcano 3332 m (10,932 ft)
East Java (Indonesia), -8.13°S / 114.04°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) Raung volcano eruptions:
1586 (?), 1593 (large sub-plinian eruption), 1597, 1638, 1730, 1804+-4y, 1812-14, 1815 +-1y, 1817, 1838, 1849, 1859, 1860, 1864, 1881, 1885, 1890, 1896, 1897, 1902, 1903, 1913, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1921, 1924, 1924, 1927-28, 1928, 1929, 1933, 1936, 1937, 1938-39, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1944-45, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1985, 1987-89, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1995 (?), 1997, 1999, Jul 2000, Jun-Aug 2002, Apr-Oct 2004 (?), Jul-Aug 2005 (?), Aug 2007 (?), 2012, 2014-15, 2020-ongoing
Typical eruption style
Explosive
Raung volcano satelite image by (c) Google Earth View
Raung volcano satelite image by (c) Google Earth View
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