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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION AT 13/0148Z TO UNKNOWN HEIGHT.

Fri, 13 Jan 2017, 02:45
02:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 02:36 UTC, 13/01/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170113/0230Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/22
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM GROUND REPORT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION AT 13/0148Z TO
UNKNOWN HEIGHT.
EST VA DTG: 13/0230Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL160 270/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0830Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1430Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/2030Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION AT 13/0148Z. ERUPTION HEIGHT
UNKNOWN BUT BASED ON RECENT ERUPTIONS EXPECT VA TO
FL140/FL160. VOLCANO OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. WINDS BASED ON
MEDAN 12/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE. THE SITUATION
WILL BE CLOSELY MONITORED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Mon, 9 Jan 2017, 16:18
The volcano remains active and Indonesian scientists predict it might well continue to erupt during the new year (as it has for more than 3 years already). read all

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