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Halmahera, Indonesia, 1.48°N / 127.64°ECurrent status
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Ibu volcano (Halmahera Island, Indonesia): hot spot visible on MODIS satellite imagery
Sunday Mar 30, 2014 08:49 AM | BY: T
MODIS hot spot at Ibu volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Activity (effusive / explosive) continues at the volcano, which has an active lava dome. A new MODIS hot spot is visible on satellite data, suggesting this has recently increased.
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014
A thermal anomaly remains visible at the volcano on satellite data, suggesting that there is some sort of ongoing eruptive activity. This could likely be from a slowly growing lava dome.
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2013
Hot spots at the summit have become larger and more frequently observed on recent MODIS satellite data. This indicates that activity has become more intense at the volcano with its active lava dome.
Sunday, Jun 09, 2013
As the Indonesian Volcanological Survey (VSI) specified in its latest bulletin, parts of the active lava dome of the volcano have recently (early June) grown higher than the northern crater rim, where it is cut by a valley extending to the northern feet of the stratovolcano. Therefore, potential continued growth of the dome poses the risk of rockfalls and pyroclastic flows reach the northern flanks, where a number of villages are located, namely Pasilulu and Talen. ...
Friday, Jun 07, 2013
The alert level of the volcano was raised to 3 ("Siaga", "alarm") on a scale of 1-4 by the Indonesian Volcanological Survey.
Thursday, Oct 18, 2012
The MODVOLC detected thermal anomalies at Ibu on 17th September. Suggesting eruptive activity at the summit, possibly related to lava dome growth in the wide summit crater that has been documented since 2000.
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