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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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2013-ongoing, 2010
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Explosive
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL110 MOV ESE OBS VA DTG: 07/1905Z

Monday Aug 07, 2017 19:15 PM |

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

FVAU0295 at 19:06 UTC, 07/08/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170807/1905Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/444
INFO SOURCE: VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL110 MOV ESE
OBS VA DTG: 07/1905Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL110 330/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/0105Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0705Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1305Z NO VA EXP
RMK: GROUND REPORT OF VA TO FL110, UNABLE TO BE IDENTIFIED
ON SAT IMAGERY. HOTSPOTS CAN BE OBSERVED OVER VOLCANO.
ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Sunday, Aug 06, 2017
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Sunday, Aug 06, 2017
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Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017
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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]
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  1 Aug 2017
Tuesday, Aug 01, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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