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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: MULTIPLE DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 MOV SW to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Monday Mar 16, 2020 19:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 16 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 16 Mar 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 19:19 UTC, 16/03/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200316/1920Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/32
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MULTIPLE DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL070
MOV SW
OBS VA DTG: 16/1920Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0133 E12738 - N0131 E12741 - N0059
E12727 - N0109 E12713 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0120Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0720Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1320Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MINOR DISCRETE VA IDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST RGB SAT
IMAGERY MOV SW. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 3-6 HRS.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 16/1900Z IMAGERY AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200317/0120Z

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