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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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Explosive
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV S OBS VA DTG: 02/0025Z to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Sun, 2 Feb 2020, 00:30
00:30 AM | BY: VN
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 00:20 UTC, 02/02/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200202/0025Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV S
OBS VA DTG: 02/0025Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0131 E12739 - N0107 E12744 - N0107
E12730 - N0131 E12736 MOV S 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/0625Z SFC/FL070 N0131 E12739 - N0107
E12744 - N0107 E12730 - N0131 E12736
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/1225Z SFC/FL070 N0131 E12739 - N0107
E12744 - N0107 E12729 - N0131 E12736
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/1825Z SFC/FL070 N0131 E12739 - N0111
E12740 - N0107 E12731 - N0109 E12724 - N0116 E12724 - N0131
E12736
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY MOV S.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST MOVEMENT BASED ON CONSENSUS MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200202/0625Z

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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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