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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL130 AT 31/0103Z MOV NW OBS VA DTG: 31/0230Z

Thursday Aug 31, 2017 02:30 AM |

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

FVAU0405 at 02:25 UTC, 31/08/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170831/0230Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/465
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL130 AT 31/0103Z MOV NW
OBS VA DTG: 31/0230Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N0317 E09818 - N0313 E09812 - N0308
E09824 - N0310 E09825 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/0830Z SFC/FL130 N0323 E09811 - N0316
E09804 - N0308 E09824 - N0311 E09826
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1430Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/2030Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION 1500M ABV SUMMIT. VA VISIBLE ON
THE SAT IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND WINDS BASED ON GROUND REPORT,
MEDAN 30/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ASH EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE IN THE NXT 6 HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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