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Sinabung volcano
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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Explosive
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA ERUPTION TO FL160 MOV E/SE OBS VA DTG: 07/0425Z

Thursday Dec 07, 2017 04:30 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 04:26 UTC, 07/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171207/0425Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/584
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM, VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA ERUPTION TO FL160 MOV E/SE
OBS VA DTG: 07/0425Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL160 300/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1025Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1625Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/2225Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 2500M ABV SUMMIT AT
07/0408Z. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD
OBSCURATION, BUT OBSERVED ON WEBCAM. HEIGHT AND WINDS BASED
ON GROUND REPORT, WEBCAM, MODEL GUIDANCE AND MEDAN 07/0000Z
SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  6 Dec 2017
Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017
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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
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