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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 FL150 MOV W AT 21/0230Z.

Tuesday Nov 21, 2017 03:15 AM |

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

FVAU0190 at 03:11 UTC, 21/11/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171121/0310Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/571
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM; HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS FL150 MOV W AT 21/0230Z.
OBS VA DTG: 21/0310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N0309 E09825 - N0307 E09812 - N0316
E09815 - N0312 E09826 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0910Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1510Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/2110Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOV W. GROUND REPORT FOR ERUPTION
TO 2000M ABV SUMMIT. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6
HOURS. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON SAT IMAGERY, MEDAN
21/000Z SOUNDING, GND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171121/0910Z

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