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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL070 MOV SE OBS AT 08/2310Z OBS VA DTG: 08/2333Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Friday May 08, 2020 23:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  8 May 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 8 May 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:

FVAU04 at 23:34 UTC, 08/05/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200508/2333Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/84
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 MOV SE OBS AT 08/2310Z
OBS VA DTG: 08/2333Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0130 E12737 - N0131 E12738 - N0125
E12748 - N0119 E12745 - N0120 E12738 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/0533Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1133Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/1733Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MINOR INTERMITTENT ERUPTIONS OBSERVED MOVING SE AND
DISSIPATING RAPIDLY. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS.
VA MOV AND HEIGHT FROM SAT IMG AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200509/0533Z

Previous news
Eruption from Ibu volcano on 3 May (image: PVMBG)
Monday, May 04, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin and PVMBG recorded on 4 May at 09:10 local time grey ash plume that reached 7,000 ft (2,100 m) altitude. The plumes were dispersed towards the east direction. ... [more]
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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