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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: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO FL100 AT 30/0042Z.

Friday Dec 30, 2016 01:30 AM |

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

FVAU0295 at 01:13 UTC, 30/12/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161230/0115Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/405
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO FL100 AT
30/0042Z.
OBS VA DTG: 30/0115Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL100 140/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/0715Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1315Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/1915Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 500M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON GRND REPORT, HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND ACESS
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Explosion at Sinabung on 27 Dec 23:30 local time (image: Endro Lewa / facebook)
Thursday, Dec 29, 2016
The volcano's activity continues with no significant changes. Occasional incandescent rockfalls, small pyroclastic flows and vertical explosions, with ash plumes rising up to 3-4 km, accompany the slow growth of a viscous lava dome in the summit crater. [more]
Thursday, Dec 29, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 26 Dec 2016
Monday, Dec 26, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Dec 26, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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