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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)
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Ibu volcano eruptions:
2012-ongoing, 2009, 2008, 2004-05, 2001, 1998-99, 1911
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Ibu volcano news

Ibu volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia): regular strombolian explosions

Thursday Oct 29, 2015 08:52 AM | BY: T

Small strombolian explosion at Ibu yesterday
Small strombolian explosion at Ibu yesterday
Our recent group who visited the volcano reports small to moderate explosion from the central vent at intervals of 5-20 minutes.
Previous news
Strombolian eruption from a vent in the center of Ibu's lava dome
Friday, Nov 14, 2014
When observed during 12-13 Nov, there was frequent mild to moderate explosive activity from at two different vents in the center of the lava dome. ... [more]
ASTER satellite image on google map showing Ibu's lava flow on 5 Sep (image: Culture Volcan)
Thursday, Oct 16, 2014
A viscous lava flow continues to be active on the northern flank of the volcano. The flow, similar to the one currently active at Santiaguito volcano in Guatemala, starts as an overflow from the lava dome in the crater, and forms a lobe traveling through a breach of the crater rim into a ravine extending north of the volcano. ... [more]
MODIS hot spots at Ibu volcano (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
Monday, Jul 28, 2014
New thermal signals have been detected recently coming from the northern rim of the volcano's summit crater, suggesting that the volcano has entered a phase of increased activity. ... [more]
MODIS hot spot at Ibu volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Sunday, Mar 30, 2014
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. [more]

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