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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: restless (2 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: CVGHM REPORT VA TO FL190 AT 03/1023Z OBS VA DTG: 03/1110Z

Saturday Sep 03, 2016 11:30 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 11:18 UTC, 03/09/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160903/1110Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/341
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CVGHM REPORT VA TO FL190 AT 03/1023Z
OBS VA DTG: 03/1110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 N0329 E09805 - N0303 E09803 - N0307
E09828 - N0313 E09828 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1710Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/2310Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/0510Z NO VA EXP
RMK: GND REPORT OF ERUPTION TO 3200M-3500M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
OBSC BY MET CLOUD. T+0 BASED ON PREVIOUS BEHAVIOUR. WINDS
FROM E AT 10-15KTS. ERUPTION CEASED & VA EXPT TO DISSPATE IN
+6HRS. HEIGHT & MOV BASED ON GND REPORT, MEDAN 03/0000Z
SONDE AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20160901/1710Z

Previous news
Eruption at Sinabung this afternoon (14:29 local time) (image: PVMBG)
Friday, Sep 02, 2016
Activity at the volcano remains elevated. Vertical explosions from the summit dome are relatively frequent and sometimes strong. This afternoon, an explosion generated an eruption column of approx. 2000 m above the summit. ... [more]
Glowing avalanche from Sinabung today or yesterday and current seismic recording at the volcano observatory (images: PVMBG)
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
The volcano has been producing a series of glowing avalanches and pyroclastic flows on the ESE and SE sides during the past 24 hours, reaching lengths of 1500-3500 m. ... [more]
Explosion and small pyroclastic flow at Sinabung yesterday (image: PVMBG)
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016
Small to moderate explosions continue to occur at rates of once or twice per day on average. ... [more]
Eruption of Sinabung this morning (image: PVMBG)
Monday, Aug 08, 2016
The series of relatively frequent explosions continues. One this morning at 11:03 local time sent an ash plume to 1600 m above the summit. [more]

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