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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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Explosive
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Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL110 AT 08/1045Z OBS VA DTG: 08/1105Z

Sat, 8 Aug 2020, 11:15
11:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  8 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 8 Aug 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 11:05 UTC, 08/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200808/1105Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/2
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL110 AT 08/1045Z
OBS VA DTG: 08/1105Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL110 270/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1705Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/2305Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/0505Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM 08/1045Z VONA REPORTS ERUPTION TO FL110 MOV ESE.
VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO OBSCURATION
BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND WINDS BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND
MEDAN 08/0000Z SOUNDING. ADVISORY WILL BE RE-ISSUED IF NEW
INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
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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