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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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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL060 MOV W OBS VA DTG: 20/0000Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Saturday Jun 20, 2020 00:00 AM | BY: VN

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 23:55 UTC, 19/06/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200620/0000Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/102
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL060 MOV W
OBS VA DTG: 20/0000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0127 E12713 - N0136
E12714 - N0131 E12739 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0600Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1200Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1800Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MULTIPLE DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL060 MOV W, OBS ON VIS
IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI- 8 19/2330Z
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN
6 HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200620/0600Z

Previous news
Ash emissions rising from Ibu volcano on 6 June (image: @OysteinLAnderse/twitter
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. ... [more]
Ash emissions from Ibu volcano on 17 May (image: PVMBG)
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. ... [more]

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