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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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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: GRND RPT OF ERUPTION TO FL170 AT 12/0528Z.

Monday Dec 12, 2016 08:00 AM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 12 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 12 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 07:58 UTC, 12/12/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161212/0800Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/386
INFO SOURCE: GROUND REPORT, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: GRND RPT OF ERUPTION TO FL170 AT 12/0528Z.
OBS VA DTG: 12/0800Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL170 290/20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1400Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/2000Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/0200Z NO VA EXP
RMK: GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION TO 2800M ABOVE SUMMIT,
HOWEVER ASH NOT DISCERNABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS. MOVEMENT DERIVED FROM
MEDAN 12/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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