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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 FL240 BY GROUND OBSERVER OBS VA DTG: 06/0940Z

Friday Apr 06, 2018 09:45 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 09:43 UTC, 06/04/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180406/0943Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/86
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, VONA, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL240 BY GROUND OBSERVER
OBS VA DTG: 06/0940Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL240 045/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1540Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/2140Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/0340Z NOT AVBL
RMK: ERUPTION OBSERVED BY GROUND OBSERVER, UNABLE TO
IDENTIFIED ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. VA EXPECTED TO
MOVE TOWARDS THE SW.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180406/1540Z

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Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 25 Feb 2018
Sunday, Feb 25, 2018
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Sunday, Feb 25, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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