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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL110 MOV W AT 12/2150Z EST VA DTG: 12/2220Z

Sunday Feb 12, 2017 22:30 PM |

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

FVAU0300 at 22:18 UTC, 12/02/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170212/2220Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/104
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL110 MOV W AT 12/2150Z
EST VA DTG: 12/2220Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL110 N0309 E09754 - N0307 E09815 - N0315
E09815 - N0320 E09856 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0420Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1020Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1620Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON SAT IMAGERY AND MOVING W. ASH HAS
BECOME DETACHED FROM THE VOLCANO AND IS EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, MEDAN 12/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170213/0420Z

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