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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: CONTINUOUS DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL060 MOV NE to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Sunday May 03, 2020 23:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  3 May 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 3 May 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 22:47 UTC, 03/05/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200503/2300Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/78
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL060 MOV
NE
OBS VA DTG: 03/2300Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0127 E12737 - N0132 E12734 - N0142
E12758 - N0135 E12806 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0500Z SFC/FL060 N0126 E12737 - N0132
E12734 - N0142 E12758 - N0135 E12806
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1100Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/1700Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST VIS IMAGERY MOV NE. VA
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN NEXT 6 HOURS. VA HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200504/0500Z

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