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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: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL050 OBS AT 22/1320Z MOV NW to 5000 ft (1500 m)

Sat, 22 Aug 2020, 14:00
14:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 22 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 22 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 5000 ft (1500 m) altitude or flight level 050 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 13:44 UTC, 22/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200822/1344Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/124
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL050 OBS AT 22/1320Z
MOV NW
OBS VA DTG: 22/1344Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N0129 E12740 - N0127 E12738 - N0140
E12720 - N0148 E12729 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/1944Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0144Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/0744Z NO VA EXP
RMK: SMALL DISCRETE VA EMISSION OBSERVED ON RGB SATELLITE
IMAGERY. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS. HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200822/1930Z

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