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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: DISCREATE VA EMISSION OBS TO FL060 MOV NW AT 20/2230Z. to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Saturday Jun 20, 2020 23:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 20 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 20 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 22:43 UTC, 20/06/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200620/2245Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/104
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCREATE VA EMISSION OBS TO FL060 MOV NW
AT 20/2230Z.
OBS VA DTG: 20/2235Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0129 E12738 - N0134 E12715 - N0146
E12723 - N0131 E12738 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0435Z SFC/FL060 N0129 E12738 - N0131
E12716 - N0146 E12725 - N0131 E12738
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1035Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1635Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA ERUPTION TO FL060 MOV NW OBS AT 20/2230Z. VA HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE IN THE NEXT 12 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200621/0435Z

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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