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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)
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1933-ongoing (as of 2014), 1868(?), 1719, 1550
Typical eruption style:
Explosive and effusive (lava flows)
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Dukono Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL070 DRIFTING SLOWLY NORTH AT 16/1400Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sun, 16 Aug 2020, 14:45
14:45 PM | BY: VN
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 1 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 14:29 UTC, 16/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200816/1430Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: DUKONO 268010
PSN: N0141 E12753
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1335M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/882
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 DRIFTING SLOWLY NORTH AT
16/1400Z
OBS VA DTG: 16/1430Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0141 E12754 - N0140 E12752 - N0143
E12750 - N0144 E12754 MOV N 1KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/2030Z SFC/FL070 N0140 E12754 - N0140
E12751 - N0151 E12750 - N0150 E12758
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0230Z SFC/FL070 N0140 E12751 - N0155
E12751 - N0152 E12803 - N0139 E12754
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0830Z SFC/FL070 N0140 E12751 - N0156
E12754 - N0149 E12805 - N0139 E12753
RMK: WEAK DETECTION OF VA ON RGB SATELLITE IMAGES IN
VICINITY OF SUMMIT, SLOWLY DRIFTING NORTH. VA HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. LOW
CONFIDENCE IN FCST AS MODEL GUIDANCE PERFORMING POORLY AT
PRESENT.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200816/2030Z

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