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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: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV SW AT 06/2220Z. to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Saturday Apr 06, 2019 22:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  6 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 6 Apr 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 22:41 UTC, 06/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190406/2240Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/37
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV SW AT 06/2220Z.
OBS VA DTG: 06/2240Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0131 E12736 - N0133 E12738 - N0127
E12743 - N0123 E12747 - N0117 E12738 - N0124 E12739 MOV SW
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0440Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1040Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1640Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBS TO FL080 MOV SW AT 06/2220Z. DISCRETE PUFF FROM
VOLCANO EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. HOTSPOT AT
VOLCANO SUMMIT. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
IMAGERY AND ALL MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190407/0440Z

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