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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
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 FL200 MOV TO SW AT 18/0220Z.

Thursday Jan 18, 2018 03:00 AM |

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

FVAU0190 at 02:46 UTC, 18/01/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180118/0245Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/36
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL200 MOV TO SW AT
18/0220Z.
OBS VA DTG: 18/0245Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N0311 E09813 - N0304 E09817 - N0310
E09826 - N0313 E09824 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0845Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1445Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/2045Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 3500M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
DISCERNIBLE ON SAT IMAGERY AND MOVING SW. VA HEIGHT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, GRND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE. VA IS
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180118/0845Z

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