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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: ERUPTION REPORTED TO FL110 AT 29/1532Z.

Tuesday Nov 29, 2016 16:45 PM |

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

FVAU0300 at 16:43 UTC, 29/11/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161129/1645Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/380
INFO SOURCE: MWO JAKARTA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION REPORTED TO FL110 AT 29/1532Z.
OBS VA DTG: 29/1645Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL110 230/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/2245Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/0445Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/1045Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA NOT INDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY, HENCE NO ASH
BOUNDARY. MWO JAKARTA REPORTED ERUPTION TO FL110 MOV NE. ANY
VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. WINDS BASED ON
MEDAN SOUNDING AND MWO REPORT.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Explosion from Sinabung on 11 Nov 2016 (image: PVMBG)
Friday, Nov 11, 2016
A relatively powerful explosion occurred on 11 Nov at 15:47, generating a 4-5 km tall plume of ash and two small to moderate pyroclastic flows that traveled 2500 m to the south and 1500 m to the SE. [more]

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