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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: VA OBS TO FL060 MOV NW AT 15/2300Z OBS VA DTG: 15/2330Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Friday May 15, 2020 23:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 15 May 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 15 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 23:31 UTC, 15/05/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200515/2330Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/87
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL060 MOV NW AT 15/2300Z
OBS VA DTG: 15/2330Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0128 E12738 - N0131 E12719 - N0141
E12723 - N0130 E12739 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/0530Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12738 - N0133
E12707 - N0148 E12713 - N0130 E12739
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/1130Z SFC/FL060 N0127 E12738 - N0133
E12659 - N0151 E12706 - N0130 E12740
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/1730Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0133
E12648 - N0157 E12657 - N0131 E12740
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY MOV NW.
CVGHM VONA RECEIVED 15/2258Z. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8, VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200516/0530Z

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