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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 TO FL200 MOV NW LAST OBS AT 17/1040Z OBS VA DTG: 17/1545Z

Wednesday May 17, 2017 16:00 PM |

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

FVAU0405 at 15:48 UTC, 17/05/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170517/1545Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/251
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL200 MOV NW LAST OBS AT 17/1040Z
OBS VA DTG: 17/1545Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WINDS
SFC/FL150 270/10KT FL150/200 125/20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/2145Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0345Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/0945Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA FROM EARILER ERUTION IS NO LONGER DISCERNIBLE IN
SATELLITE IMAGERY. NO OTHER REPORTS OF ONGOING ERUPTION.
ADVISORY TERMINATED. WINDS BASED ON MEDAN 17/1200Z SOUNDING
AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 17 May 2017
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, May 15, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 14 May 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, May 12, 2017
Explosions and incandescent rockfalls continue to occur intermittently as viscous magma continues to rise into the summit crater. ... [more]

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