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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, 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 TO FL100 LAST OBS 08/0150Z EST VA DTG: 08/1300Z

Monday Apr 08, 2019 13:30 PM | BY: VN

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

FVAU02 at 13:27 UTC, 08/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190408/1300Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: TENGGER CALDERA 263310
PSN: S0757 E11257
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2329M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/85
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL100 LAST OBS 08/0150Z
EST VA DTG: 08/1300Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0800 E11254 - S0813 E11311 - S0805
E11328 - S0750 E11318 - S0752 E11257 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1900Z SFC/FL100 S0759 E11254 - S0753
E11256 - S0750 E11319 - S0805 E11328 - S0813 E11312
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0100Z SFC/FL100 S0758 E11254 - S0814
E11307 - S0809 E11326 - S0753 E11319 - S0753 E11257
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/0700Z SFC/FL100 S0759 E11253 - S0752
E11257 - S0751 E11320 - S0807 E11330 - S0814 E11307
RMK: VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD AND DARKNESS. WEBCAM IMAGERY FOR
ONGOING ERUPTION LAST OBS AT 08/1013Z.. VA HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190408/1900Z

Previous news
Monday, Apr 08, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Bromo volcano on  8 Apr 2019
Monday, Apr 08, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 5 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Sunday, Apr 07, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Bromo volcano on  6 Apr 2019
Saturday, Apr 06, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 5 kts in N direction. ... [more]
Saturday, Apr 06, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 3 kts in SE 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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