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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL180.

Mon, 9 Jan 2017, 15:45
15:45 PM |
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  9 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 9 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 15:39 UTC, 09/01/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170109/1545Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/7
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL180.
OBS VA DTG: 09/1545Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N0319 E09821 - N0309 E09819 - N0308
E09829 - N0311 E09840 - N0318 E09830 MOV NE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/2145Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0345Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/0945Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO FL180 AT 09/1448Z. ERUPTION
CONFIRMED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY MOVING TO NE. HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON CVGHM REPORT, SATELLITE IMAGERY AND MEDAN
09/1200Z SOUNDING. VA EXPECTED TO MOV E TO NE AND DISSIPATE
WITHIN 6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170109/2145Z

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