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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: CONTINUOUS VA OBS TO FL150 AT 16/0940Z OBS VA DTG: 16/1011Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sun, 16 Aug 2020, 10:15
10:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 16 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 16 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 10:11 UTC, 16/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200816/1011Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/32
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA OBS TO FL150 AT 16/0940Z
OBS VA DTG: 16/1011Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N0310 E09824 - N0304 E09822 - N0300
E09823 - N0259 E09815 - N0306 E09813 - N0313 E09822 MOV S
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1611Z SFC/FL150 N0310 E09825 - N0258
E09822 - N0258 E09813 - N0308 E09813 - N0313 E09822
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2211Z SFC/FL150 N0310 E09826 - N0259
E09825 - N0259 E09817 - N0305 E09814 - N0312 E09821
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0411Z SFC/FL150 N0310 E09826 - N0259
E09825 - N0259 E09816 - N0305 E09814 - N0312 E09821
RMK: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL150 OBS ON RGB AND VIS
SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT DERIVED FROM IR TEMP OF 8C AND
OBS ASH MOTION COMPARED TO MODEL GUIDANCE. VA FCST FROM
MODEL CONSENSUS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200816/1600Z

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