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Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Sinabung volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION REPORTED TO FL120 AT 18/1032Z

Friday May 18, 2018 11:30 AM |

Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 18 May 2018
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 18 May 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 11:14 UTC, 18/05/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180518/1115Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/103
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION REPORTED TO FL120 AT
18/1032Z
OBS VA DTG: 18/1115Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL120 150/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/1715Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/2315Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/0515Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO FL120 AT 18/1032Z, CONFIRMED
ON WEBCAM. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD. HEIGHT/WINDS BASED ON GROUND REPORT, MEDAN 18/0000Z
SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL BE REISSUED IF
NEW INFO IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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