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Ibu, Indonesia: 500-metre plume reported 11 April 2008

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The Malaysian news agency BERNAMA reports today that Ibu volcano in Halmahera, Indonesia, has ‘spewed thick smoke [sic] up to 500 metres into the sky in the last few days’. Quoting Indonesia’s Antara news agency, BERNAMA reports that an average of 40 earthquakes a day have been shaking the volcano, but that the current activity is not regarded as dangerous and no evacuations have been ordered.

Information
Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program – summary information for Ibu (0608-03=)
Direktorat Vulkanologi Indonesia – Directorate of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, Indonesia
Pusat Vulkanologi & Mitigasi Bencana Geologi – News and information portal for the Directorate of Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, Indonesia

News
Mount Ibu spews thick smoke – BERNAMA, 11 April 2008

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