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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL140 AT 1555Z EXTD ENE OBS VA DTG: 06/1605Z

Wednesday Dec 06, 2017 16:15 PM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  6 Dec 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 6 Dec 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 16:06 UTC, 06/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171206/1605Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/583
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL140 AT 1555Z EXTD ENE
OBS VA DTG: 06/1605Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 225/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/2205Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/0405Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1005Z NOT AVBL
RMK: ERUPTION OBSERVED ON WEBCAM TO APPROX FL140, UNABLE TO
BE CONFIRMED ON SAT DUE TO MET CLOUD. ADVISORY WILL BE
UPDATED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Eruption of Sinabung volcano this morning at 07:40 local time (image:  Sutopo Purwo Nugroho‏ @Sutopo_BNPB / tiwtter)
Saturday, Dec 02, 2017
Two spectacular, moderately large explosions with associated pyroclastic flows occurred this morning at 07:40 and 08:45 local time. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  2 Dec 2017
Saturday, Dec 02, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Dec 01, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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