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

Wed, 6 Dec 2017, 16:15
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

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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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