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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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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL080 MOV ESE OBS VA DTG: 20/2310Z to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Monday May 20, 2019 23:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 20 May 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 20 May 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 23:08 UTC, 20/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190520/2310Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/38
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL080 MOV ESE
OBS VA DTG: 20/2310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0130 E12736 - N0130 E12744 - N0124
E12745 - N0125 E12740 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0510Z SFC/FL080 N0105 E12757 - N0115
E12807 - N0059 E12834 - N0043 E12819
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1110Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1710Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 OBSERVED ON 20/2230Z
SATELLITE IMAGE MOVING ESE. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6
HOURS PENDING ANY FURTHER ERUPTIONS. HEIGHT BASED ON IR TEMP
OF 18C AND MOVEMENT BASED OFF MENADO 20/1200Z SOUNDING AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190521/0510Z

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