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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT VA EMISSIONS TO FL060 MOV S OBS VA DTG: 12/2300Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Thu, 12 Nov 2020, 23:00
23:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 12 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 12 Nov 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 22:57 UTC, 12/11/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201112/2300Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/170
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT VA EMISSIONS TO FL060 MOV S
OBS VA DTG: 12/2300Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0131 E12737 - N0131 E12739 - N0101
E12738 - N0103 E12726 MOV S 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0500Z SFC/FL060 N0130 E12739 - N0102
E12732 - N0104 E12718 - N0114 E12713 - N0131 E12738
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1100Z SFC/FL060 N0130 E12738 - N0129
E12739 - N0100 E12723 - N0114 E12709
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1700Z SFC/FL060 N0130 E12738 - N0129
E12739 - N0058 E12720 - N0115 E12705
RMK: INTERMITTENT VA EMISSIONS TO FL060 MOV S OBS ON VIS
IMAGERY AT 12/2240Z. HEIGHT AND FCST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
IMAGERY, AND MODEL GUIDANCE. LOW CONFIDENCE IN FCST DUE TO
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201113/0500Z=

Previous news

Wed, 11 Nov 2020, 06:00

Ibu volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 11 November-17 November 2020 (Continuing Activity)

PVMBG reported that on most days during 10-16 November ash plumes were visible rising 200-800 m above Ibu's summit and drifting in multiple directions. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to stay at least 2 km away from the active crater, and 3.5 km away on the N side. ... Read all
Wed, 4 Nov 2020, 06:00

Ibu volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 4 November-10 November 2020 (Continuing Activity)

The Darwin VAAC reported that during 4-5 November intermittent, discrete ash plumes from Ibu rose to 1.8 km (6,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted S and SSW. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to stay at least 2 km away from the active crater, and 3.5 km away on the N side. ... Read all
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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) Ibu volcano eruptions:
2012-ongoing, 2009, 2008, 2004-05, 2001, 1998-99, 1911
Typical eruption style
Explosive

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