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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 FL070 OBS MOV N 5KT to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Tuesday Apr 09, 2019 17:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  9 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 9 Apr 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 N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 16:49 UTC, 09/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190409/1650Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/41
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MULTIPLE DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL070 OBS
MOV N 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 09/1650Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0128 E12739 - N0128 E12736 - N0133
E12734 - N0140 E12734 - N0139 E12743 - N0134 E12743 MOV N
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/2250Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0450Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/1050Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MULTIPLE DISCRETE ERUPTIONS OBSERVED ON RGB SATELLITE
IMAGERY MOVING NORTHWARDS OVER THE PAST HOUR. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS PENDING ANY FURTHER SIGNIFICANT
EMISSIONS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED OFF HIMAWARI-8 AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190409/2250Z

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