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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VONA REPORTING VA TO FL150 MOV ESE AT 09/1907Z

Wednesday Aug 09, 2017 19:45 PM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  9 Aug 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 9 Aug 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 19:37 UTC, 09/08/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170809/1935Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/449
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA REPORTING VA TO FL150 MOV ESE AT
09/1907Z
OBS VA DTG: 09/1935Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 135/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0135Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0735Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/1335Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA REPORTING VA MOV ESE. VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN
09/1920Z SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND WINDS
BASED ON 09/1920Z VONA, MEDAN 09/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL
DATA. A NEW ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS
RECIEVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Monday, Aug 07, 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]

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