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Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL120 AT 21/1412Z MOV EAST.

Thursday Dec 21, 2017 15:00 PM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 21 Dec 2017
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 21 Dec 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 14:45 UTC, 21/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171221/1450Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/611
INFO SOURCE: VONA; HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL120 AT 21/1412Z MOV
EAST.
OBS VA DTG: 21/1450Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL120 270/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/2050Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/0250Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/0850Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL120 AT 21/1412Z REPORTED IN VONA
AT 21/1419Z. VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY AS
OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD, AND EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN THE
NEXT 6 HOURS. DIRECTION BASED ON 21/1200Z MEDAN SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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