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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: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 OBS 17/1430Z OBS VA DTG: 17/1513Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Sunday May 17, 2020 15:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 17 May 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 17 May 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 15:13 UTC, 17/05/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200517/1513Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/95
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 OBS 17/1430Z
OBS VA DTG: 17/1513Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 N0126 E12740 - N0117 E12724 - N0129
E12715 - N0138 E12724 - N0133 E12740 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/2113Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0313Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/0913Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV W OBS ON HIMAWARI-8
IMAGERY. PLUME HEIGHT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IR TEMP. VA
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200517/2113Z

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