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Sinabung volcano
Stratovolcano 2460 m (8,071 ft)
Sumatra, Indonesia, 3.17°N / 98.39°E
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Sinabung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER OBS VA DTG: 27/1740Z

Monday May 27, 2019 17:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 27 May 2019
Satellite image of Sinabung volcano on 27 May 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 17:40 UTC, 27/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190527/1740Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SINABUNG 261080
PSN: N0310 E09824
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2460M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/14
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER
OBS VA DTG: 27/1740Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/2340Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/0540Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1140Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 27/1712Z REPORTING ERUPTION TO UNKNOWN
HEIGHT, SUMMIT OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. ADVISORY WILL BE
REISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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