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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: VA EMISSIONS TO FL170 OBS 30/0242Z OBS VA DTG: 30/0300Z

Saturday Dec 30, 2017 03:15 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 03:04 UTC, 30/12/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171230/0300Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/619
INFO SOURCE: VONA, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS TO FL170 OBS 30/0242Z
OBS VA DTG: 30/0300Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL170 060/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/0900Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1500Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/2100Z NO VA EXP
RMK: GROUND REPORT INDICATING ERUPTION TO FL170, SATELLITE
IMAGERY NOT YET AVAILABLE FOR ERUPTION TIME. ERUPTION IS NOT
ONGOING AND VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS.
ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF VA CAN BE IDENTIFIED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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