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Sinabung volcano
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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL130 AT 08/0850Z OBS VA DTG: 08/1000Z

Sun, 8 Jan 2017, 10:00
10:00 AM |
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  8 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 8 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 09:53 UTC, 08/01/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170108/1000Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL130 AT 08/0850Z
OBS VA DTG: 08/1000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N0311 E09853 - N0313 E09901 - N0318
E09905 - N0321 E09901 - N0317 E09856 - N0315 E09849 MOV E
25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1600Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/2200Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/0400Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA EMISSION OBS ON SAT MOVING E APPROX. 30NM FROM
SUMMIT. ERUPTION HAS NOW CEASED, VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 6 HOURS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT DERIVED FROM 08/0930Z
IMAGERY, MEDAN 08/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170108/1600Z

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