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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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2012-ongoing, 2009, 2008, 2004-05, 2001, 1998-99, 1911
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION TO FL450 MOV S OBS VA DTG: 16/1025Z to 45000 ft (13700 m)

Saturday May 16, 2020 10:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 16 May 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 16 May 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 45000 ft (13700 m) altitude or flight level 450 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 10:28 UTC, 16/05/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200516/1025Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/89
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION TO FL450 MOV S
OBS VA DTG: 16/1025Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL450 N0132 E12737 - N0125 E12742 - N0120
E12751 - N0111 E12754 - N0102 E12746 - N0106 E12734 - N0121
E12731 - N0131 E12733 MOV S 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1625Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2225Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0425Z NOT AVBL
RMK: POSSIBILE DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL450 AT 16/0920Z. A
MORE DETAILED ADVISORY TO FOLLOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200516/1045Z

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