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Ibu volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 17 October-23 October 2018 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 17 Oct 2018, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
PVMBG reported that at 1223 on 19 October an event at Ibu generated an ash plume that rose 400 m above the crater rim and drifted E. Another event at 1809 on 22 October generated an ash plume that rose 400 m above the crater rim and drifted N. On both days seismic signals indicated explosions and rock avalanches.
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.

Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2018. Report on Ibu. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 17 October-23 October 2018. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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