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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: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL110 OBS 25/0030Z MOV NE 5KT to 11000 ft (3400 m)

Monday Mar 25, 2019 01:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 11000 ft (3400 m) altitude or flight level 110 and is moving at 5 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU05 at 00:57 UTC, 25/03/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190325/0055Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/26
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL110 OBS 25/0030Z
MOV NE 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 25/0100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 N0131 E12737 - N0135 E12735 - N0137
E12738 - N0132 E12743 - N0127 E12741 - N0126 E12739 - N0128
E12735 MOV NE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/0700Z SFC/FL110 N0131 E12743 - N0137
E12737 - N0153 E12742 - N0144 E12756
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/1900Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL110 OBS ON 25/0030Z SATELLITE
IMAGERY MOVING NE OF SUMMIT. LOWER LEVEL VA LINGERS TO THE
SOUTHEAST OF THE SUMMIT. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 9
HOURS UNLESS FURTHER ERUPTIONS OCCUR. FCST BASED ON
SATELLITE AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190325/0700Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 23 Mar 2019
Saturday, Mar 23, 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]
Friday, Mar 22, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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