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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 FL130 MOV SE AT 03/1600Z. to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Wednesday Apr 03, 2019 16:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  3 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 3 Apr 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 16:29 UTC, 03/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190403/1630Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/18
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL130 MOV SE AT
03/1600Z.
OBS VA DTG: 03/1630Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 N0129 E12742 - N0130 E12753 - N0124
E12800 - N0115 E12742 - N0125 E12736 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/2230Z SFC/FL130 N0032 E12802 - N0108
E12841 - N0042 E12939 - S0001 E12840
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/0430Z SFC/FL130 S0012 E12913 - N0043
E13001 - N0019 E13100 - S0039 E13002
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/1030Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION CLEARLY OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOV TO SE.
VA EXPECTED TO CONTINUE MOVING TO SE AND DISSIPATE WITHIN
12-18 HOURS. HEIGHT BASED ON IR TEMP AND OBS PLUME MOVEMENT
ON SAT IMAGERY, MENADO 03/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190403/2230Z

Previous news
Thursday, Mar 28, 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 10 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
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]
 

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