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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 FL070 LAST OBS 18/23330Z EST VA DTG: 19/0520Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Tuesday Mar 19, 2019 05:30 AM | BY: VN

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 SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU05 at 05:21 UTC, 19/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190319/0520Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/16
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 LAST OBS 18/23330Z
EST VA DTG: 19/0520Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0129 E12736 - N0112 E12744 - N0114
E12757 - N0128 E12756 - N0132 E12738 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/1120Z SFC/FL070 N0129 E12736 - N0103
E12749 - N0108 E12810 - N0127 E12807 - N0132 E12738
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1720Z SFC/FL070 N0129 E12736 - N0103
E12749 - N0109 E12810 - N0127 E12808 - N0132 E12738
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/2320Z SFC/FL070 N0129 E12736 - N0132
E12737 - N0134 E12801 - N0117 E12808 - N0109 E12750
RMK: VA EMISSION TO FL070 NOT INDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY
DUE TO OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD. VA LAST OBS AT 18/02330Z.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190319/1120Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 18 Mar 2019
Monday, Mar 18, 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. ... [more]
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]

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