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

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA ERUPTION OBS TO FL160 AT 08/1122Z.

Saturday Dec 09, 2017 12:00 PM |

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

FVAU0300 at 11:45 UTC, 09/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171209/1145Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/588
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA ERUPTION OBS TO FL160 AT 08/1122Z.
OBS VA DTG: 09/1145Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL160 040/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1745Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/2345Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/0545Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED DISCRETE VA ERUPTION AT 09/1122Z. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
ESTIMATED FROM WEBCAM. WINDS BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE AND
GROUND REPORT.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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Friday, Dec 08, 2017
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Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on  8 Dec 2017
Friday, Dec 08, 2017
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Thursday, Dec 07, 2017
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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]

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