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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 (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: MULTI LEVEL DISCRETE ERUPTION TO AS HIGH AS FL250 AT 0956Z

Fri, 14 Aug 2020, 17:45
17:45 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 17:38 UTC, 14/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200814/1738Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/24
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, GROUND REPORT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: MULTI LEVEL DISCRETE ERUPTION TO AS HIGH
AS FL250 AT 0956Z
OBS VA DTG: 14/1738Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL250 090/20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/2338Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/0538Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1138Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VA FROM 0956Z ERUPTION CAN NO LONGER BE DETECTED ON SAT
IMAGERY. GROUND REPORTS INDICATE SPORATIC EMISSIONS CONTINUE
AT SUMMIT TO 1000M ABV SUMMIT MOV S, HOWEVER VA NOT
IDENTIFIED ON SAT IMAGERY. ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF NEW
INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Fri, 14 Aug 2020, 06:57
Dense dark ash plume from Sinabung volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Elevated activity of the volcano continues characterized by strong vulcanian-type explosions which become near-continuous. ... read all
Thu, 13 Aug 2020, 07:39
Eruption from Sinabung volcano today (image: @zonakalakkaro.id/twitter)
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