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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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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL090 MOV SE 10KT OBS VA DTG: 22/1710Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Wednesday May 22, 2019 17:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 22 May 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 22 May 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 17:09 UTC, 22/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190522/1710Z
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 FL090 MOV SE 10KT
OBS VA DTG: 22/1710Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 N0130 E12736 - N0131 E12739 - N0127
E12741 - N0126 E12738 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/2310Z SFC/FL090 N0056 E12752 - N0103
E12803 - N0044 E12820 - N0034 E12803
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0510Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1110Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL090 OBSERVED MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
22/1630Z ON RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 6 HOURS PENDING ANY FURTHER ERUPTIONS. VA HEIGHT
BASED ON IR TEMP OF 12C AND MOVEMENT BASED OFF HIMAWARI-8
AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190522/2310Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 20 May 2019
Monday, May 20, 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 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 18 May 2019
Saturday, May 18, 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 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 15 May 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 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. ... [more]
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]

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