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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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Volcano Special: Ibu - Dukono - Lokon (14 days volcano tour to erupting Dukono and Ibu volcanoes in Halmahera)
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT NE AT 22/1220Z OBS VA DTG: 22/1252Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Friday Mar 22, 2019 13:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 22 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 22 Mar 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 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 12:52 UTC, 22/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190322/1252Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/19
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL080 EXT NE AT 22/1220Z
OBS VA DTG: 22/1252Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0131 E12744 - N0135 E12743 - N0137
E12746 - N0136 E12748 - N0131 E12747 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/1852Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0052Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/0652Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MINOR DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL080 AT 22/1140Z. VA OBS
APPROX 9NM TO NORTHEAST OF VOLCANO, RAPIDLY DISSIPATING AND
EXPECTED TO BE UNIDENTIFIABLE WITHIN 2HRS. PLUME HEIGHT FROM
IR TEMP. VA MOVEMENT FROM OBS MOTION AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190322/1500Z

Previous news
Tuesday, Mar 19, 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 SE direction. ... [more]
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]

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