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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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2012-ongoing, 2009, 2008, 2004-05, 2001, 1998-99, 1911
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Explosive
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL070 MOV E OBS VA DTG: 17/2315Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Wednesday Apr 17, 2019 23:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 17 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 17 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 23:15 UTC, 17/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190417/2315Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/30
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 MOV E
OBS VA DTG: 17/2315Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0128 E12736 - N0131 E12736 - N0148
E12820 - N0123 E12823 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0515Z SFC/FL070 N0128 E12736 - N0132
E12736 - N0134 E12819 - N0109 E12813
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1115Z SFC/FL070 N0131 E12737 - N0134
E12819 - N0108 E12813 - N0128 E12736
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1715Z SFC/FL070 N0129 E12735 - N0132
E12738 - N0128 E12818 - N0108 E12811 - N0107 E12743
RMK: MULTIPLE DISCRETE ERUPTIONS IDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST
SATELLITE IMAGERY MOV E. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 17/2250Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190418/0515Z

Previous news
Tuesday, Apr 16, 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 E direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 Apr 2019
Sunday, Apr 14, 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 5 kts in NE direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Apr 09, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  9 Apr 2019
Tuesday, Apr 09, 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. ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  7 Apr 2019
Sunday, Apr 07, 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. ... [more]

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