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

Wed, 11 Nov 2020, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
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.

Sources: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM), Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2020. Report on Ibu. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 11 November-17 November 2020. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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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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