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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL100 MOV SE AT 15/0545Z OBS VA DTG: 15/0625Z

Monday May 15, 2017 06:30 AM |

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

FVAU0405 at 06:29 UTC, 15/05/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170515/0625Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/246
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL100 MOV SE AT 15/0545Z
OBS VA DTG: 15/0625Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL100 275/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1225Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1825Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/0025Z NO VA EXP
RMK: NON-ONGOING VA ERUPTION OBS IN WEBCAM. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE IN SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND
MOV ESTIMATED FROM WEBCAM IMAGERY AND MODEL DATA, WINDS FROM
MEDAN 15/0000Z SOUNDING. VA EXP TO DISSIPATE WITHIN T+6 HRS
BARRING NEW ERUPTION.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 14 May 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017
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Friday, May 12, 2017
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Friday, May 12, 2017
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Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 10 May 2017
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  8 May 2017
Monday, May 08, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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