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Bromo volcano
Stratovolcano 2329 m / 7,641 ft
East Java, Indonesia, -7.94°S / 112.95°E
Current status: restless (2 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, Mar 2019 - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Frequent small, phreatic eruptions at Bromo cinder cone on the bottom of the caldera.
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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMMISIONS TO FL170 EXT TO SE. to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Wednesday Mar 20, 2019 09:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 08:55 UTC, 20/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190320/0900Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: TENGGER CALDERA 263310
PSN: S0757 E11257
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2329M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/40
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, PIREP, VONA.
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMMISIONS TO FL170 EXT TO
SE.
OBS VA DTG: 20/0900Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 S0755 E11255 - S0822 E11250 - S0828
E11314 - S0807 E11325 - S0753 E11259 MOV SE 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/1500Z SFC/FL170 S0755 E11254 - S0822
E11250 - S0828 E11314 - S0807 E11325 - S0753 E11259
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/2100Z SFC/FL170 S0755 E11254 - S0822
E11250 - S0828 E11314 - S0807 E11325 - S0753 E11259
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/0300Z SFC/FL170 S0755 E11254 - S0753
E11259 - S0807 E11325 - S0828 E11315 - S0822 E11250
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY,
HOWEVER ERUPTION IS STILL ONGOING. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, PIREPS, SURABAYA 20/0000Z
SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190320/1500Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Bromo volcano on 20 Mar 2019
Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Bromo volcano on 18 Mar 2019
Monday, Mar 18, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Mar 18, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 . ... [more]
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 5 kts in NE direction. ... [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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