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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: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL060 OBS AT 23/0030Z MOV NW to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Sun, 23 Aug 2020, 07:30
07:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 23 Aug 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:

FVAU04 at 07:19 UTC, 23/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200823/0720Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/127
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL060
OBS AT 23/0030Z MOV NW
OBS VA DTG: 23/0720Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0128 E12738 - N0133 E12723 - N0145
E12723 - N0143 E12735 - N0129 E12739 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/1320Z SFC/FL060 N0129 E12739 - N0128
E12738 - N0133 E12723 - N0145 E12723 - N0143 E12735
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1920Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12738 - N0133
E12722 - N0142 E12722 - N0142 E12731 - N0129 E12739
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/0120Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12738 - N0131
E12721 - N0140 E12719 - N0143 E12728 - N0130 E12739
RMK: SMALL DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS OBSERVED ON VIS/RGB
SATELLITE IMAGERY. INTERMITTENT EMISSION EPISODES ARE LIKELY
TO CONTINUE WITH VOLCANO EXIBITING SURFACE THERMAL ANOMALY.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200823/1320Z

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