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Sinabung volcano
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 eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
Typical eruption style:
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Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL170 MOV TO W AT 11/0010Z.

Saturday Mar 11, 2017 00:45 AM |
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 11 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 11 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 00:40 UTC, 11/03/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170311/0045Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/141
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL170 MOV TO W AT 11/0010Z.
OBS VA DTG: 11/0045Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 N0314 E09816 - N0307 E09816 - N0309
E09825 - N0311 E09826 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/0645Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/1245Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/1845Z NO VA EXP
RMK: GROUND REPORT RECEIVED OF VA TO 2800M ABOVE SUMMIT
LEVEL MOV TO W AT 11/0010Z. VA ALSO OBSERVED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS. PLUME HEIGHT
AND FORECAST MOVEMENT BASED ON CVGHM REPORT, 10/1200Z MENADO
SOUNDING AND MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: 20170311/0645Z

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