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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 news & eruption updates

Dukono volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 OBS VA DTG: 28/1330Z

Monday Nov 28, 2016 13:30 PM |

Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 28 Nov 2016
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 28 Nov 2016
The activity of the volcano continues to be intense with little changes during the past months. Near continuous ash emissions producing plumes that drift around Halmahera at 2-3 km altitude are regularly being reported by the Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC).
This is a typical report sent out this afternoon:

FVAU0190 at 13:25 UTC, 28/11/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161128/1330Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: DUKONO 268010
PSN: N0141 E12753
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1335M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/1197
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL070
OBS VA DTG: 28/1330Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0143 E12757 - N0145 E12750 - N0059
E12734 - N0031 E12753 - N0045 E12820 - N0116 E12756 MOV SE
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/1930Z SFC/FL070 N0025 E12731 - N0026
E12828 - N0144 E12755 - N0144 E12750
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/0130Z SFC/FL070 N0038 E12652 - N0015
E12753 - N0143 E12757 - N0144 E12751
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/0730Z SFC/FL070 N0135 E12633 - N0044
E12702 - N0139 E12757 - N0145 E12755
RMK: VA PARTLY OBS MOV TO SSE ON SAT IMAGERY. LOW CONFIDENCE
IN EXTD FCST DUE TO LIGHT WINDS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST DERIVED
FROM 28/1310Z HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, MENADO 28/0000Z SOUNDING
AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161128/1930Z

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