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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION UP TO FL130 MOV SSW AT 13/1114Z.

Thursday Apr 13, 2017 11:45 AM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 13 Apr 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 13 Apr 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 11:39 UTC, 13/04/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170413/1140Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/185
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION UP TO FL130 MOV SSW AT
13/1114Z.
OBS VA DTG: 13/1140Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL130 020/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1740Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/2340Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/0540Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD.
CVGHM REPORTED DISCRETE ERUPTION TO 1500M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. WINDS BASED ON GROUND
REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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