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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 N 5KT OBS VA DTG: 14/1025Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Tuesday May 14, 2019 10:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 May 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 May 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.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 10:24 UTC, 14/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190514/1025Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/40
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV N 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 14/1025Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0128 E12736 - N0138 E12733 - N0139
E12739 - N0128 E12740 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/1625Z SFC/FL070 N0159 E12738 - N0158
E12724 - N0226 E12717 - N0228 E12736
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/2225Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/0425Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION DETECTED ON RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY AT
14/0950Z. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS PENDING ANY
FURTHER ERUPTIONS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED OFF HIMAWARI-8
AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190514/1625Z

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