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Ibu volcano
Stratovolcano 1325 m / 4,347 ft
Halmahera, Indonesia, 1.48°N / 127.64°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Ibu volcano eruptions:
2012-ongoing, 2009, 2008, 2004-05, 2001, 1998-99, 1911
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
Last earthquakes nearby
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Ibu volcano news

Tue, 17 Jan 2017, 00:00
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 16 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 14 Jan 2017, 23:15
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 29 Oct 2015, 08:52
Small strombolian explosion at Ibu yesterday
Our recent group who visited the volcano reports small to moderate explosion from the central vent at intervals of 5-20 minutes.
Tue, 7 Apr 2015, 11:05
Fri, 14 Nov 2014, 03:03
Strombolian eruption from a vent in the center of Ibu's lava dome
When observed during 12-13 Nov, there was frequent mild to moderate explosive activity from at two different vents in the center of the lava dome. ...more [read all]
Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 07:56
ASTER satellite image on google map showing Ibu's lava flow on 5 Sep (image: Culture Volcan)
A viscous lava flow continues to be active on the northern flank of the volcano. The flow, similar to the one currently active at Santiaguito volcano in Guatemala, starts as an overflow from the lava dome in the crater, and forms a lobe traveling through a breach of the crater rim into a ravine extending north of the volcano. ...more [read all]
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:10
MODIS hot spots at Ibu volcano (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
New thermal signals have been detected recently coming from the northern rim of the volcano's summit crater, suggesting that the volcano has entered a phase of increased activity. ...more
Sun, 30 Mar 2014, 08:49
MODIS hot spot at Ibu volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Activity (effusive / explosive) continues at the volcano, which has an active lava dome. A new MODIS hot spot is visible on satellite data, suggesting this has recently increased.
Tue, 25 Feb 2014, 17:22
A thermal anomaly remains visible at the volcano on satellite data, suggesting that there is some sort of ongoing eruptive activity. This could likely be from a slowly growing lava dome.
Wed, 23 Oct 2013, 10:37
MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Ibu volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Hot spots at the summit have become larger and more frequently observed on recent MODIS satellite data. This indicates that activity has become more intense at the volcano with its active lava dome.

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