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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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Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL160 MOV E.

Saturday Dec 02, 2017 01:30 AM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  2 Dec 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 2 Dec 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 01:19 UTC, 02/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171202/0120Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/582
INFO SOURCE: VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL160 MOV E.
OBS VA DTG: 02/0120Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL160 270/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/0720Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/1320Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/1920Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO FL160 AT 02/0040Z. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND WINDS BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND MEDAN 01/1200Z
SOUNDING. EXPECT ASH TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Friday, Dec 01, 2017
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Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
Explosions during 21-25 November produced ash plumes that rose 3.4-6.7 km (11,000-22,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W, WSW, ESE, and E. [more]
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 25 Nov 2017
Saturday, Nov 25, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 24 Nov 2017
Friday, Nov 24, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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