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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 FL070 MOV NE 10KT OBS VA DTG: 13/0030Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Monday May 13, 2019 00:45 AM | BY: VN

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 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 00:39 UTC, 13/05/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190513/0030Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/35
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV NE 10KT
OBS VA DTG: 13/0030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0128 E12738 - N0130 E12736 - N0136
E12740 - N0136 E12743 - N0131 E12744 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0630Z SFC/FL070 N0147 E12751 - N0159
E12804 - N0151 E12815 - N0141 E12757
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1230Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1830Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 CLEARLY OBS ON VISIBLE
SATELLITE IMAGERY MOVING NORTHEAST. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 6 HOURS PENDING ANY FURTHER ERUPTIONS. HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED OFF CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE AND SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190513/0630Z

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