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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL150 MOV ESE AT 07/1858Z OBS VA DTG: 07/2344Z

Sat, 8 Aug 2020, 00:00
00:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  7 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 7 Aug 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 23:45 UTC, 07/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200807/2344Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, AIREP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL150 MOV ESE AT 07/1858Z
OBS VA DTG: 07/2344Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 285/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/0544Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1144Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1744Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA RECEIVED AT 07/2323Z REPORTING ERUPTION AT
07/1858Z TO FL150 MOV ESE. VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY DUE TO PRESENCE OF MET CLOUD, AND VA IS EXPECTED TO
HAVE DISSIPATED SINCE ERUPTION TIME.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Sun, 9 Jun 2019, 12:41
Eruption of Sinabung on 9 June 2019 (image: Samri Sihombing / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Once again a very powerful explosion has occurred- at around 09:30 UTC today- sending an ash column high into the atmosphere, and producing large pyroclastic flows. According to the latest report from Darwin VAAC, the eruption is continuing, with an ash plume rising to 9km (30,000ft). ... read all
 

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