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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION TO FL120 OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER EST VA DTG: 12/2345Z

Thursday Aug 13, 2020 00:00 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 23:46 UTC, 12/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200812/2345Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/14
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION TO FL120 OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER
EST VA DTG: 12/2345Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL120 300/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0545Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1145Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1745Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 12/2309Z REPORTING ERUPTION TO FL120. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD.
ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Monday, Aug 10, 2020
Vigorous explosion from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Today at 10:16 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded a powerful vulcanic eruption showering dense dark ash plume which reached approx. 30,000 ft (9,100 m) altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the west and causes large ash fall onto the volcano's slopes and resident area. read all
Saturday, Aug 08, 2020
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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