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Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL140 EXT APPROX 10NM TO W OBS VA DTG: 17/1720Z

Fri, 17 Nov 2017, 17:30
17:30 PM |
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 17 Nov 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 17 Nov 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 17:22 UTC, 17/11/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171117/1720Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/562
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL140 EXT APPROX 10NM TO W
OBS VA DTG: 17/1720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N0312 E09806 - N0305 E09812 - N0308
E09817 - N0314 E09812 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/2320Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0520Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1120Z NO VA EXP
RMK: EMISSIONS HAVE NOW CEASED ALTHOUGH LAVA ACTIVITY
CONTINUES. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 17/1700Z IMAGERY, MEDAN
17/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171117/2320Z

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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) Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
Typical eruption style
Explosive
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