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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 FL100 OBS MOV NW AT 14/1720Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Tuesday May 14, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 18:05 UTC, 14/05/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190514/1805Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/42
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL100 OBS MOV NW AT
14/1720Z
OBS VA DTG: 14/1805Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N0130 E12737 - N0133 E12731 - N0137
E12732 - N0135 E12738 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0005Z SFC/FL100 N0152 E12730 - N0147
E12719 - N0202 E12710 - N0205 E12721
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/0605Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1205Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION CLEARLY OBSERVED ON RGB IMAGERY
MOV NW FROM SUMMIT. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS
PENDING FURTHER ERUPTIONS. HEIGHT BASED OFF IR TEMP OF 10C
AND MOVEMENT BASED OFF MODEL GUIDANCE AND MENADO 14/1200Z
SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190515/0005Z

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