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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: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 EXT SE 10KTS to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Monday Mar 18, 2019 23:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 18 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 18 Mar 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU05 at 23:18 UTC, 18/03/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190318/2320Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/15
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO
FL070 EXT SE 10KTS
OBS VA DTG: 18/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0129 E12736 - N0132 E12738 - N0130
E12755 - N0114 E12756 - N0115 E12738 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0520Z SFC/FL070 N0129 E12736 - N0132
E12738 - N0127 E12807 - N0109 E12810 - N0103 E12749 - N0103
E12749
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1120Z SFC/FL070 N0129 E12736 - N0132
E12738 - N0127 E12807 - N0108 E12810 - N0103 E12749
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1720Z SFC/FL070 N0129 E12736 - N0132
E12738 - N0127 E12808 - N0109 E12810 - N0103 E12749
RMK: INTERMITTENT, DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 OBSERVED
ON 18/2240Z SAT IMAGERY, EXT SE. HEIGHT BASED ON IR TEMP OF
13C AND MODEL GUIDANCE. FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190319/0520Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  1 Mar 2019
Friday, Mar 01, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 5 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 27 Feb 2019
Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 and is moving at 5 kts in N direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 26 Feb 2019
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 25 Feb 2019
Monday, Feb 25, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 . ... [more]
Monday, Feb 25, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 . ... [more]
 

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