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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION AT 17/1656Z TO FL130 MOV ESE

Sunday Dec 17, 2017 17:45 PM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 17 Dec 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 17 Dec 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 17:41 UTC, 17/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171217/1740Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/606
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION AT 17/1656Z TO FL130
MOV ESE
OBS VA DTG: 17/1740Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL130 280/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/2340Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0540Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1140Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED VA ERUPTION TO 1500M ABV SUMMIT. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND
WIND BASED ON GROUND REPORT, MEDAN 17/1200Z SOUNDING AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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