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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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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION OBS TO FL080 MOV ESE AT 08/1040Z. to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Wednesday May 08, 2019 11:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on  8 May 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 8 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 11:07 UTC, 08/05/19 from NZKL
FVPS01 NZKL 081100

VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190508/1100Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
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: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION OBS TO FL080 MOV ESE
AT 08/1040Z.
OBS VA DTG: 08/1100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0130 E12742 - N0131 E12748 - N0124
E12749 - N0124 E12744 MOV E 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1700Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/2300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/0500Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION OBS ON LATEST RGB AND IR SATELLITE
IMAGERY MOVING ESE. HEIGHT BASED ON IR TEMP AND OBS VA
MOVEMENT. VA IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE MOVING TO ESE AND
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190508/1700Z

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