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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Sinabung volcano (Sumatra): eruption news and activity updates

Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA ERUPTION REPORTED AT 23/0118Z TO FL180 OBS VA DTG: 23/0200Z

Tuesday Jan 23, 2018 02:15 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 02:00 UTC, 23/01/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180123/0200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/40
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA ERUPTION REPORTED AT 23/0118Z TO FL180
OBS VA DTG: 23/0200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 N0311 E09823 - N0310 E09821 - N0304
E09828 - N0309 E09835 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0800Z SFC/FL180 N0253 E09945 - N0256
E09917 - N0245 E09909 - N0226 E09937
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1400Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/2000Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER TO FL180 MOV ESE,
CONFIRMED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. ERUPTION APPEARS TO HAVE NOW
CEASED ON WEBCAM, AND VA IS EXPECTED TO HAVE DISSIPATED
WITHIN 12 HRS. HEIGHT/MOVEMENT BASED ON VONA, MEDAN 22/1200Z
SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180123/0800Z

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