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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO FL130 AT 02/1723Z.

Monday Jan 02, 2017 17:30 PM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  2 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 2 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 17:18 UTC, 02/01/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170102/1720Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/2
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO FL130 AT
02/1723Z.
OBS VA DTG: 02/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL130 120/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/2320Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0520Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1120Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 1500M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. VA
HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON GRND REPORT, MEDAN 02/1200Z
SOUNDING, EC AND ACCESS-G MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  1 Jan 2017
Sunday, Jan 01, 2017
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Saturday, Dec 31, 2016
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Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 30 Dec 2016
Friday, Dec 30, 2016
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Friday, Dec 30, 2016
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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]

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