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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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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL130 AT 17/1350Z OBS VA DTG: 17/1416Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Mon, 17 Aug 2020, 14:30
14:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 17 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 17 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 5 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 14:16 UTC, 17/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200817/1416Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/38
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, VOLCAT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL130 AT 17/1350Z
OBS VA DTG: 17/1416Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N0311 E09821 - N0316 E09830 - N0311
E09835 - N0306 E09831 - N0307 E09822 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/2016Z SFC/FL130 N0306 E09822 - N0311
E09820 - N0320 E09824 - N0316 E09835 - N0305 E09834
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0216Z SFC/FL130 N0307 E09823 - N0312
E09820 - N0320 E09825 - N0316 E09835 - N0305 E09834
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/0816Z SFC/FL130 N0307 E09822 - N0311
E09820 - N0320 E09825 - N0316 E09835 - N0305 E09834
RMK: ADVISORY UPDATED AS VA OBS MOV SLOWLY EAST OF SUMMIT ON
RGB SAT IMG. VA HEIGHT LOWERED TO FL130 BASED ON OBS ASH
MOTION AND 17/1024Z GROUND REPORT. MODEL WINDS LIGHT AND
VARIABLE, REDUCING CONFIDENCE IN FCST. VA FCST MOV FROM
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200817/1900Z

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