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Sinabung volcano
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 OBS TO FL110 ON WEBCAM AT 25/0024Z.

Sunday Feb 25, 2018 00:45 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 00:31 UTC, 25/02/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180225/0035Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/83
INFO SOURCE: WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL110 ON WEBCAM AT 25/0024Z.
OBS VA DTG: 25/0035Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL110 090/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/0635Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1235Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/1835Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VA OBS ON WEBCAM, ESTIMATED TO FL110. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMG WITH MET CLOUD COVERING AREA.
WINDS FROM MODEL GUIDANCE AND MEDAN 24/1200Z SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Comparision of Sinabung's summit before (t) and after (b) the 19 Feb explosion, removing the dome (image:  Sutopo Purwo Nugroho‏ @Sutopo_PN / twitter)
Friday, Feb 23, 2018
The 19 Feb explosion dramatically reshaped the summit area of the volcano: it almost completely removed the summit lava dome and blasted away portions of the older crater rims. ... [more]
Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Feb 19, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Eruption of Sinabung this morning (image: Samri Sihombing / VolcanoDiscovery)
Monday, Feb 19, 2018
A very powerful explosive eruption occurred this morning at 08:53 local time, producing a tall ash plume and a series of pyroclastic flows that ran down the southern and southeastern flanks to up to 4-5 km length. It seems that has possibly been the strongest single explosion at the volcano since its current eruption began in late 2013. ... [more]
Monday, Feb 19, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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