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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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2013-ongoing, 2010
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: GND REPORT VA TO FL110 AT 06/2205Z OBS VA DTG: 06/2250Z

Sunday Aug 06, 2017 23:00 PM |

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

FVAU0295 at 22:51 UTC, 06/08/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170806/2250Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/441
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: GND REPORT VA TO FL110 AT 06/2205Z
OBS VA DTG: 06/2250Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL110 280/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0450Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1050Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1650Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA REPORT FOR ERUPTION TO FL100 AT 06/2205Z MOV ESE.
VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD;
HOWEVER, A HOT SPOT CONTINUES TO BE OBSERVED. WEBCAM IMAGE.
WINDS BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
View of this morning's pyroclastic flow at Sinabung (image: Samri Sihombing / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017
The volcano continues to be very active. A moderately large pyroclastic flow occurred this morning at 10:04 local time, as a portion of the viscous lava dome accumulating in the summit broke off. ... [more]

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