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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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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION TO FL150 OBS VA DTG: 20/0415Z

Tuesday Sep 20, 2016 04:30 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 04:16 UTC, 20/09/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160920/0415Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/345
INFO SOURCE: GROUND REPORT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION TO FL150
OBS VA DTG: 20/0415Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 315/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/1015Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1615Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/2215Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA CANNOT BE IDENTIFIED ON SAT IMAGERY IN CLEAR SKIES,
ERUPTION DETERMINED TO BE SMALL AND SHORT LIVED. UPDATES
WILL BE PROVIDED IF VA CAN BE IDENTIFIED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Saturday, Sep 17, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Sep 03, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]
Saturday, Aug 27, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [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]

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