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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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2012-ongoing, 2009, 2008, 2004-05, 2001, 1998-99, 1911
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Explosive
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV E to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Monday May 04, 2020 09:15 AM | BY: VN

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 E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 09:08 UTC, 04/05/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200504/0910Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/81
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV
E
OBS VA DTG: 04/0910Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0127 E12735 - N0133 E12736 - N0145
E12822 - N0123 E12821 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1510Z SFC/FL070 N0128 E12734 - N0134
E12735 - N0140 E12823 - N0118 E12819
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/2110Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/0310Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON VIS IMAGERY AT 04/0840Z MOV E. VA
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 12 HOURS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 AND CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200504/1510Z

Previous news
Ibu volcano from satellite on 5 April (image: Sentinel 2)
Thursday, Apr 16, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin and PVMBG recorded on 12 April at 22:06 local time white-grey ash plumes that reached 6,000 ft (1,800 m) altitude. The plumes were dispersed towards the north direction. ... [more]
 

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