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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV S OBS VA DTG: 25/2345Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Wed, 25 Dec 2019, 23:45
23:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 25 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Ibu volcano on 25 Dec 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 23:35 UTC, 25/12/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191225/2345Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/104
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV S
OBS VA DTG: 25/2345Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0131 E12739 - N0127 E12744 - N0115
E12752 - N0111 E12736 - N0124 E12734 - N0131 E12735 MOV S
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/0545Z SFC/FL070 N0131 E12739 - N0126
E12745 - N0115 E12752 - N0111 E12736 - N0131 E12735
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/1145Z SFC/FL070 N0131 E12739 - N0126
E12745 - N0115 E12752 - N0111 E12736 - N0131 E12735
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/1745Z SFC/FL070 N0131 E12739 - N0126
E12745 - N0116 E12751 - N0111 E12735 - N0131 E12735
RMK: DISCRETE PUFFS SEEN ON VIS SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT
ESTIMATED DUE TO WEAK IR SIGNAL. MOVEMENT BASED ON CONSENSUS
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191226/0545Z

Previous news
Fri, 29 Nov 2019, 09:03
Ash plume and incandescence visible from Ibu volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
PVMBG reported that explosive activity during 20-21 Nov and 23-25 Nov from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions rose 6,000 ft-7,000 ft (1,800 m-2,100 m) above sea level and drifted into various directions. read all

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