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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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Dukono volcano news & eruption updates

Dukono Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSION OBS TO FL070 EXT NNW AT 21/1830Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Mon, 21 Sep 2020, 19:00
19:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 21 Sep 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 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 18:57 UTC, 21/09/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200921/1900Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: DUKONO 268010
PSN: N0141 E12753
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1335M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/1034
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSION OBS TO FL070 EXT NNW AT
21/1830Z
OBS VA DTG: 21/1900Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0140 E12754 - N0139 E12752 - N0152
E12738 - N0158 E12743 - N0159 E12752 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0100Z SFC/FL070 N0140 E12753 - N0146
E12738 - N0155 E12744 - N0155 E12755 - N0141 E12755
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/0700Z SFC/FL070 N0141 E12755 - N0139
E12753 - N0142 E12737 - N0151 E12740 - N0155 E12750
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1300Z SFC/FL070 N0141 E12754 - N0140
E12754 - N0138 E12737 - N0147 E12736 - N0153 E12743
RMK: WEAK VA SIGNAL DETECTED ON RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE. LOW CONFIDENCE IN FCST DUE TO POOR MODEL
AGREEMENT.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200922/0100Z

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