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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: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 OBS MOV TO NE AT 22/2030Z. to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Friday Mar 22, 2019 21:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 and is moving at 5 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 21:01 UTC, 22/03/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190322/2100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/22
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 OBS MOV
TO NE AT 22/2030Z.
OBS VA DTG: 22/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0132 E12742 - N0137 E12740 - N0138
E12744 - N0133 E12746 MOV NE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0900Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1500Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS ON RGB SAT IMAGERY MOVING TO NE.
VA EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO NE AND DISSIPATE WITHIN 3 HOURS.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON OBS PLUME MOVEMENT ON SAT
IMAGERY, MENADO 22/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190323/0300Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 22 Mar 2019
Friday, Mar 22, 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. ... [more]
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]

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