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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
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Explosive and effusive (lava flows)
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Dukono Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EXT FROM SW TO N OBS VA DTG: 24/0840Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Friday Jan 24, 2020 08:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 24 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Dukono volcano on 24 Jan 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 W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 08:35 UTC, 24/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200124/0840Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: DUKONO 268010
PSN: N0141 E12753
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1335M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/80
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EXT FROM SW TO N
OBS VA DTG: 24/0840Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0139 E12800 - N0057 E12720 - N0139
E12652 - N0219 E12733 - N0206 E12806 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1440Z SFC/FL070 N0137 E12758 - N0110
E12731 - N0135 E12702 - N0203 E12710 - N0215 E12735 - N0155
E12802
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/2040Z SFC/FL070 N0146 E12802 - N0131
E12757 - N0115 E12717 - N0158 E12711 - N0218 E12746
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/0240Z SFC/FL070 N0146 E12802 - N0129
E12754 - N0117 E12716 - N0156 E12711 - N0219 E12746
RMK: VA PLUME OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD NEAR SUMMIT, HOWEVER,
DISCERNIBLE FROM SW THROUGH W TO N OF SUMMIT. HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 24/0820Z IMAGERY, 24/0029Z
VONA, AND MODEL GUIDANCE. LOW CONFIDENCE IN FORECAST DUE TO
WEAK AND VARIABLE WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200124/1440Z

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