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Dukono Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 OBS VA DTG: 16/1100Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Thu, 16 Apr 2020, 11:00
11:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 16 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 16 Apr 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 10:58 UTC, 16/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200416/1100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: DUKONO 268010
PSN: N0141 E12753
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1335M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/418
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070
OBS VA DTG: 16/1100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0144 E12751 - N0142 E12757 - N0031
E12738 - N0102 E12654 - N0132 E12715 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1700Z SFC/FL070 N0142 E12756 - N0036
E12729 - N0113 E12646 - N0135 E12714 - N0145 E12753
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2300Z SFC/FL070 N0140 E12756 - N0042
E12714 - N0132 E12643 - N0146 E12752
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0500Z SFC/FL070 N0140 E12757 - N0043
E12713 - N0132 E12643 - N0146 E12753
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SATELIITE IMAGERY DUE
TO OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, MENADO 16/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200416/1700Z

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Dukono volcano
Complex volcano 1185 m (3,888 ft)
Halmahera (Indonesia), 1.68°N / 127.88°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Dukono volcano eruptions:
1933-ongoing (as of 2014), 1868(?), 1719, 1550
Typical eruption style
Explosive and effusive (lava flows)

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