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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 ERUPTIONS TO FL080 MOV SE to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Sunday Apr 07, 2019 22:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  7 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 7 Apr 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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 22:37 UTC, 07/04/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190407/2235Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/39
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MULTIPLE DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL080 MOV
SE
OBS VA DTG: 07/2235Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0130 E12738 - N0115 E12811 - N0059
E12753 - N0129 E12737 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/0435Z SFC/FL080 N0131 E12738 - N0122
E12813 - N0101 E12758 - N0129 E12737
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1035Z SFC/FL080 N0130 E12737 - N0141
E12809 - N0116 E12810 - N0128 E12737
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1635Z SFC/FL080 N0130 E12737 - N0147
E12804 - N0125 E12809 - N0128 E12737
RMK: MULTIPLE DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL080 CLEARLY OBSERVED
MOVING SOUTHEAST FROM SUMMIT ON VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON 07/2210Z SATELLITE IMAGERY,
07/1200Z MENADO SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190408/0435Z

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