Foxx Posted March 2, 2021 Share Posted March 2, 2021 SINABUNG VOLCANO EXPLODES TO 40,000 FEET (12.2 KM) IN SPECTACULAR FASHION Sumatra’s incredibly active Sinabung Volcano has exploded in spectacular fashion again today, March 2, sending volcanic ash high into the atmosphere. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin is warning of a thick ash plume rising to 40,000 feet (12.2 km). Particulates ejected to altitudes above 32,800 feet (10 km) –and into the stratosphere– have a direct cooling effect on the planet. ... ... BACKGROUND Stratovolcano: 2460 m / 8,071 ft Sumatra, Indonesia: 3.17°N / 98.39°E Current status: ERUPTION WARNING Eruption list: 0810 ± 70 years, 2010, 2013-2018, 2019-ongoing ... https://twitter.com/AFP/status/1366645741142241284 This time lapse is pretty wild. https://twitter.com/id_magma/status/1366639562173411328 https://twitter.com/ScottDuncanWX/status/1366812257385127942 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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