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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 N OBS VA DTG: 13/2110Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Monday May 13, 2019 21:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 13 May 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 13 May 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 21:08 UTC, 13/05/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190513/2110Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/37
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 MOV N
OBS VA DTG: 13/2110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0132 E12738 - N0134 E12736 - N0137
E12737 - N0136 E12741 - N0132 E12741 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/0310Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/0910Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/1510Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBSERVED ON RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY.
HEIGHT BASED ON IR TEMP OF 17DEG AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN
THE NEXT 3 HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190514/0010Z

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