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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 E 10KT to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Tuesday Apr 16, 2019 00:45 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 E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 00:38 UTC, 16/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190416/0040Z
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 E 10KT
OBS VA DTG: 16/0040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0127 E12736 - N0131 E12736 - N0134
E12750 - N0128 E12751 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/0640Z SFC/FL070 N0127 E12736 - N0131
E12736 - N0139 E12810 - N0125 E12811
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/1240Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/1840Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MULTIPLE DISCRETE ERUPTIONS OBSERVED ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY OVER THE PAST 30 MINUTES. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 6 HOURS UNLESS ERUPTIONS CONTINUE. HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, MENADO 15/1200Z
SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190416/0640Z

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