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Stratovolcano 1325 m / 4,347 ft
Halmahera, Indonesia, 1.48°N / 127.64°E
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: REGULAR DISCRETE VA ERUPTIONS TO FL060 OBS AT 14/2310Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Sunday Jun 14, 2020 23:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Jun 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 and is moving at 15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 23:33 UTC, 14/06/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200614/2332Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/98
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: REGULAR DISCRETE VA ERUPTIONS TO FL060 OBS
AT 14/2310Z
OBS VA DTG: 14/2332Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0130 E12739 - N0128 E12738 - N0131
E12722 - N0137 E12725 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0532Z SFC/FL060 N0130 E12739 - N0128
E12738 - N0126 E12727 - N0133 E12726 - N0137 E12729
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1132Z SFC/FL060 N0130 E12739 - N0127
E12738 - N0126 E12729 - N0134 E12727 - N0138 E12733
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1732Z SFC/FL060 N0130 E12739 - N0128
E12738 - N0128 E12727 - N0136 E12727 - N0140 E12735
RMK: REGULAR DISCRETE ERUPTIONS OF VA MOVING TO WNW OF
SUMMIT. HOTSPOT PRESENT AT VOLCANO. VA HEIGHT FROM IR TEMP,
FCST MOVEMENT FROM MODEL GUIDANCE, ALTHOUGH WIND SPEEDS
DECREASING BY +12HR DECREASING CONFIDENCE IN FCST.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200615/0532Z

Previous news
Sunday, Jun 07, 2020
On 6 June PVMBG recorded an ash plume that rose 656-2,624 ft (200-800 m) above the summit and drifted north, south and west. ... read all
Monday, May 18, 2020
On 17 May Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded and ash plume that reached 14,000 ft (4,300 m) altitude and drifted west. read all

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