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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: DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 MOV W OBS VA DTG: 18/0510Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Wednesday Mar 18, 2020 05:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 18 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 18 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 05:10 UTC, 18/03/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200318/0510Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/38
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 MOV W
OBS VA DTG: 18/0510Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0128 E12739 - N0126 E12722 - N0134
E12722 - N0131 E12739 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/1110Z SFC/FL070 N0128 E12739 - N0126
E12719 - N0136 E12720 - N0131 E12739
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1710Z SFC/FL070 N0128 E12739 - N0127
E12717 - N0138 E12718 - N0131 E12739
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/2310Z SFC/FL070 N0127 E12738 - N0126
E12715 - N0139 E12716 - N0133 E12738
RMK: MINOR VA EMISSIONS DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SATELITTE
IMAGERY MOVING WEST. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMARWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200318/1110Z

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