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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL080 OBS EXT 15NM TO E AT 14/2250Z.

Sat, 14 Jan 2017, 23:15
23:15 PM |
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Jan 2017
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Jan 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0510 at 23:12 UTC, 14/01/17 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170114/2310Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL080 OBS EXT 15NM TO E AT 14/2250Z.
OBS VA DTG: 14/2310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0128 E12736 - N0127 E12757 - N0132
E12757 - N0132 E12755 - N0131 E12736 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0510Z SFC/FL080 N0128 E12736 - N0125
E12801 - N0133 E12802 - N0131 E12736
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1110Z SFC/FL080 N0128 E12736 - N0126
E12802 - N0135 E12802 - N0132 E12736
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1710Z SFC/FL080 N0128 E12736 - N0125
E12802 - N0135 E12802 - N0132 E12736
RMK: MINOR VA EMISSION OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOV TO E. HEIGHT
AND FORECAST DERIVED FROM 14/2250Z HIMAWARI-8 VIS IMAGE,
MENADO 14/1200Z SOUNDING AND EC MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170114/0500Z

Previous news
Thu, 29 Oct 2015, 08:52
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. ... read all
Fri, 14 Nov 2014, 03:03
Strombolian eruption from a vent in the center of Ibu's lava dome
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. ... read all
Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 07:56
ASTER satellite image on google map showing Ibu's lava flow on 5 Sep (image: Culture Volcan)
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. ... read all
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 09:10
MODIS hot spots at Ibu volcano (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
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. read all
 

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