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

Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION TO FL300 OBS VA DTG: 10/0337Z to 30000 ft (9100 m)

Mon, 10 Aug 2020, 03:45
03:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 30000 ft (9100 m) altitude or flight level 300 and is moving at 25 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 03:41 UTC, 10/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200810/0341Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION TO FL300
OBS VA DTG: 10/0337Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 N0306 E09824 - N0306 E09815 - N0318
E09812 - N0319 E09828 - N0311 E09829 MOV W 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0937Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1537Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/2137Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VA CLEARLY SEEN ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. A MORE DETAILED
ADVISORY TO FOLLOW.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200810/0357Z

Previous news
Sat, 8 Aug 2020, 16:57
Explosive eruption from Sinabung volcano this night (image: @OysteinLAnderse/twitter)
According to PVMBG a moderate phreatic explosion occurred at 01:58 local time today. A grey and brown ash emissions rose 6,561 ft (2,000 m) above the summit and drifted east. ... read all

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