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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Ibu Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL060 LAST OBS AT 05/0130Z MOV SE EST VA DTG: 05/0601Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Wednesday Feb 05, 2020 06:15 AM | BY: VN

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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 06:01 UTC, 05/02/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200205/0601Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL060 LAST OBS AT 05/0130Z MOV SE
EST VA DTG: 05/0601Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0132 E12739 - N0128 E12803 - N0112
E12757 - N0103 E12744 - N0129 E12735 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1201Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12735 - N0132
E12738 - N0131 E12803 - N0115 E12801 - N0106 E12751
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1801Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12736 - N0132
E12738 - N0131 E12803 - N0116 E12801 - N0107 E12751
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/0001Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ASH PLUME NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. PREVIOUS ADVISORY
UPDATED DUE TO ERROR IN OBS TIME. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 18HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200205/1201Z

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