Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: GROUND REPORT OF DISCRETE ERUPTION WITH VA TO FL120 to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Fri, 12 Mar 2021, 16:45
16:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 12 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 12 Mar 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 05 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 16:40 UTC, 12/03/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210312/1636Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/60
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: GROUND REPORT OF DISCRETE ERUPTION WITH VA
TO FL120
OBS VA DTG: 12/1636Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 N0310 E09826 - N0246 E09809 - N0308
E09755 - N0312 E09824 MOV SW 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/2236Z SFC/FL120 N0310 E09826 - N0248
E09807 - N0306 E09755 - N0312 E09825
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0436Z SFC/FL120 N0310 E09826 - N0247
E09803 - N0303 E09751 - N0312 E09825
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1036Z SFC/FL120 N0311 E09826 - N0243
E09809 - N0302 E09753 - N0312 E09824
RMK: CVGHM VONA 12/0949Z REPORTS VA TO FL120 MOV W. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD OBSCURATION.
INTERMITTENT ERUPTIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE. VA HEIGHT
AND FORECAST BASED ON VONA, HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20210312/2236Z=

Previous news

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.