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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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2012-ongoing, 2009, 2008, 2004-05, 2001, 1998-99, 1911
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: MULTIPLE DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 MOV SE 10KT to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Thursday Mar 28, 2019 01:30 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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 01:26 UTC, 28/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190328/0130Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/28
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MULTIPLE DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL070
MOV SE 10KT
OBS VA DTG: 28/0130Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0131 E12738 - N0118 E12802 - N0104
E12748 - N0129 E12736 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0730Z SFC/FL070 N0130 E12738 - N0119
E12802 - N0106 E12749 - N0129 E12736
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1330Z SFC/FL070 N0130 E12738 - N0118
E12802 - N0105 E12749 - N0129 E12736
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1930Z SFC/FL070 N0130 E12738 - N0118
E12802 - N0106 E12750 - N0129 E12736
RMK: MULTIPLE DISCRETE ERUPTIONS WITH VA OBSERVED MOVING TO
THE SOUTH EAST OF THE VOLCANO. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED OFF
28/0050Z SATELLITE IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190328/0730Z

Previous news
Monday, Mar 25, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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