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Bromo volcano
Stratovolcano 2329 m / 7,641 ft
East Java, Indonesia, -7.94°S / 112.95°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Bromo volcano eruptions:
1804, 1815, 1820, 1822, 1825, 1829, 1830, 1835, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1865, 1865, 1866, 1867-68, 1877, 1885, 1885-86, 1886, 1886-87, 1888(?), 1890, 1893, 1896, 1906-07, 1907, 1907-08, 1909, 1910, 1915-16, 1921, 1922, 1928, 1930, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1948, 1950, 1955, 1956, 1972, 1980, 1983(?), 1983, 1984, 1995 (March-May), 1995 (Sep-Dec), 2000 (Nov)-20001 (Jan), 2004 (June), Dec 2010 - 2011, Dec 2015 - Feb 2016 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Frequent small, phreatic eruptions at Bromo cinder cone on the bottom of the caldera.
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Latest satellite images
Zoom onto the cone of Bromo volcano (from the satellite image to the left).
Zoom onto the cone of Bromo volcano (from the satellite image to the left).

NASA space image of Bromo volcano, located inside the Tengger caldera.
NASA space image of Bromo volcano, located inside the Tengger caldera.
 

News & activity updates:

Bromo Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL100 EXT TO SW AT 19/0200Z.

Tuesday Feb 19, 2019 03:00 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 02:47 UTC, 19/02/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190219/0250Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: TENGGER CALDERA 263310
PSN: S0757 E11257
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2329M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/1
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL100 EXT TO SW AT
19/0200Z.
OBS VA DTG: 19/0250Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL100 030/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0850Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1450Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/2050Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 600M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. VA
HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Friday, Nov 11, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 10, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Bromo volcano on 18 Oct 2016
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash emission from Bromo on 6 Oct 2016
Monday, Oct 10, 2016
The volcano remains highly restless with fluctuating intensity of degassing and ash venting. A peak of activity took place during 6-8 Oct when intense degassing and near-continuous ash emissions occurred in longer phases. ... [more]
Satellite image of Bromo volcano on  6 Oct 2016
Thursday, Oct 06, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

Background:

Gunung Bromo (Mount Bromo) volcano is a small, but active volcanic cinder cone on the Indonesian island of Java. Bromo is located in the center of the Sandsea Caldera, itself only a portion of the larger Tengger Caldera. The Sandsea caldera formed around 8,000 years ago, in what must have been a massive eruption. Subsequent volcanic activity formed the cluster of cinder cones in the caldera’s center, including Bromo.
The historical record indicates eruptions of Bromo every few years since 1804, and geologic evidence indicates eruptions at least several hundred years earlier. The most recent eruption occured in 2004, and tragically killed two tourists.


The image above shows most of the Sandsea Caldera, along with Gunung Bromo and the older volcanoes on the caldera floor. A small plume of steam is visible rising out of Mt. Bromo. Space Imaging’s IKONOS satellite, capable of 4-meter per-pixel color imagery, and 1-meter per-pixel resolution panchromatic imagery, acquired the data on July 8, 2001.


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