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Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL150 MOV ESE AT 07/0050Z. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Tue, 7 May 2019, 01:15
01:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 01:11 UTC, 07/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190507/0110Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, VONA, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL150 MOV ESE AT
07/0050Z.
OBS VA DTG: 07/0110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 N0313 E09821 - N0315 E09824 - N0313
E09840 - N0302 E09837 - N0258 E09827 - N0309 E09820 MOV SE
15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0710Z SFC/FL150 N0257 E09903 - N0306
E09909 - N0304 E09922 - N0256 E09928 - N0243 E09920 - N0248
E09904
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1310Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1910Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOV ESE AT 07/0050Z. VONA FOR ASH
TO 2000 ABOVE SUMMIT MOV E. HEIGHT AND MOVMENT BASED ON SAT
IMAGERY, VONA, MEDAN 06/1200Z SOUNDING AND ALL MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190507/0710Z

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Wed, 1 May 2019, 06:00

Sinabung volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 1 May-7 May 2019 (New Activity / Unrest)

PVMBG and BNPB reported that an eruption at Sinabung at 0641 on 7 May generated a dense ash plume that rose 2 km above the crater rim and drifted SW [correction: the plume drifted SE], causing the sky to turn dark in some areas. The eruption lasted 42 minutes and 49 seconds according to the seismic data. Ashfall was reported on farms in many villages in the Simpang Empat (7 km SE), Namanteran, Kabanjahe, and Berastadi districts. ... Read all
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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) Sinabung volcano eruptions:
2013-ongoing, 2010
Typical eruption style
Explosive
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