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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: VA OBS TO FL160 MOV SW AT 19/1810Z.

Tuesday Dec 19, 2017 18:45 PM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 19 Dec 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 19 Dec 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 18:43 UTC, 19/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171219/1845Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/609
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL160 MOV SW AT 19/1810Z.
OBS VA DTG: 19/1845Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 N0301 E09808 - N0255 E09815 - N0302
E09822 - N0306 E09816 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0045Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/0645Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1245Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBS MOV SW ON SAT IMAGERY ON IR/RGB IMAGERY. VA
DETATCHED FROM VOLCANO AND EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6
HOURS. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON IR TEMPERATURE, SAT
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20171220/0045Z

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