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Semeru volcan

Mise à jour: 29 janv.. 2023 03:52 GMT -
Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°E
Condition actuelle: en éruption (4 sur 5)
Last update: 29 janv. 2023 (Volcanic Ash Advisory)
Night time mild eruptions from Semeru
Night time mild eruptions from Semeru

Semeru, the highest volcano on Java, and one of its most active, lies at the southern end of a volcanic massif extending north to the Tengger caldera. Semeru, a favourite mountain trekking destination, has been in almost continuous eruption since 1967. It is known for its regular ash explosions that typically occur at intervals of 10-30 minutes.

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Style éruptif tipique: Explosive. Near constant strombolian activity, occasionally stronger explosions, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.
Eruptions du volcan Semeru: 1818, 1829, 1830, 1832, 1836, 1838, 1842, 1844, 1845, 1848, 1849(?), 1851, 1856, 1857, 1865, 1866(?), 1887, 1887, 1888, 1889-91, 1892, 1893, 1893-94, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1907, 1908, 1909-10, 1910-11, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1941-42, 1945, 1946, 1946-47, 1950-64, 1967-ongoing

Derniers séismes proches

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The steep-sided volcano, also referred to as Mahameru (Great Mountain), rises abruptly to 3676 m above coastal plains to the south. Gunung Semeru was constructed south of the overlapping Ajek-ajek and Jambangan calderas. A line of lake-filled maars was constructed along a N-S trend cutting through the summit, and cinder cones and lava domes occupy the eastern and NE flanks. Summit topography is complicated by the shifting of craters from NW to SE. Frequent 19th and 20th century eruptions were dominated by small-to-moderate explosions from the summit crater, with occasional lava flows and larger explosive eruptions accompanied by pyroclastic flows that have reached the lower flanks of the volcano.

Semeru Photos

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS

Voyages au volcan Semeru

Java (Indonésie)
Du Krakatau à Bali
16-jours d'étude à la découverte des volcans de Java, Indonésie
16 Jours - Facile-Modérée
Prix 3180 €
Départs sur commande possibles
16-31 mai 2023
12-27 juin 2023
3-18 juil. 2023
Java (Indonésie)
Les volcans actifs de Java
17 jours de voyage et de trekking sur les volcans actifs de Java
17 jours (16 nuits) - Modérée-Soutenu
Prix 2950 €
2-18 juil. 2023
1-17 août 2023
3-20 sept. 2023
Est de Java (Indonésie)
Volcans de l'Est-Java
4 à 6 jours de randonnées à la découverte des volcans Bromo, Semeru et Ijen
4-6 jours - Variable (dépendant de l'itinéraire choisi et vos préférences)
Prix depending on nr of people and program
Départs sur commande possibles
Est de Java (Indonésie)
Bromo, Semeru, Ijen
Voyage trekking sur les volcans Semeru, Bromo et Ijen (Est-Java)
7-9 jours - Modérée-Soutenu
Prix foncion du no. de personnes / programme
Départs sur commande possibles
Erupting Semeru volcano seen at sunrise.
Erupting Semeru volcano seen at sunrise.
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