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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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Ibu volcano eruptions:
2012-ongoing, 2009, 2008, 2004-05, 2001, 1998-99, 1911
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV ENE 5KT OBS VA DTG: 15/1855Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Wednesday May 15, 2019 19:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 15 May 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 15 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 ENE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 18:54 UTC, 15/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190515/1855Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/44
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV ENE 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 15/1855Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0130 E12736 - N0134 E12743 - N0127
E12743 - N0127 E12736 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/0055Z SFC/FL070 N0128 E12813 - N0144
E12811 - N0152 E12835 - N0127 E12840
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0655Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/1255Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBSERVED MOVING ENE AT 15/1810Z ON
RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS
PENDING ANY FURTHER ERUPTIONS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED OFF
MODEL GUIDANCE HOWEVER WINDS ARE LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190516/0055Z

Previous news
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
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 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 14 May 2019
Tuesday, May 14, 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. ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 13 May 2019
Monday, May 13, 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 . ... [more]
Monday, May 13, 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 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction. ... [more]
Friday, May 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 . ... [more]

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