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Ibu volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL070 EXT NNE OBS VA DTG: 04/2320Z

Fri, 4 May 2018, 23:15
23:15 PM |
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  4 May 2018
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 4 May 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 23:10 UTC, 04/05/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180504/2320Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 EXT NNE
OBS VA DTG: 04/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0136 E12739 - N0135 E12743 - N0129
E12738 - N0129 E12737 MOV NE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0520Z SFC/FL070 N0152 E12745 - N0154
E12803 - N0142 E12801 - N0129 E12738 - N0129 E12737
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1120Z SFC/FL070 N0142 E12743 - N0149
E12756 - N0138 E12805 - N0128 E12738 - N0129 E12736
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1720Z SFC/FL070 N0140 E12747 - N0140
E12802 - N0125 E12801 - N0128 E12738 - N0129 E12736
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 600M ABV SUMMIT AT 04/2122Z.
VA DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8, GROUND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180505/0520Z

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At 0622 on 5 May an eruption at Ibu generated an ash plume that rose at least 600 m above the crater rim and drifted N and NE, based on information from the Darwin VAAC and PVMBG. 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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