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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: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 MOV ESE OBS AT 07/0930Z. to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Tuesday May 07, 2019 10:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  7 May 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 7 May 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 09:53 UTC, 07/05/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190507/0947Z
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: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL080 MOV ESE OBS AT
07/0930Z.
OBS VA DTG: 07/0947Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0130 E12748 - N0131 E12752 - N0124
E12754 - N0123 E12750 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1547Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/2147Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/0347Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBSERVED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY MOVING
ESE. VA EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO E AND DISSIPATE WITHIN 6
HOURS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON OBS PLUME MOVEMENT ON
SAT IMAGEYR, MENADO 07/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190507/1547Z

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