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Latest news about Semeru volcano:
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 . ... [meer...]
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 12 Jul 2019
Friday, Jul 12, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 . ... [meer...]

Erupting Semeru volcano seen at sunrise.
Erupting Semeru volcano seen at sunrise.
 

Semeru vulkaan

Stratovulkaan 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°E
Current status: losbarstend (4 out of 5)
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Last update: 10 Sep 2019 (Volcanic Ash Advisory)
Typical eruption style: Ontploffingsgevaar. In de buurt van constante Stromboli activiteit, af en toe sterker explosies, lavastromen en pyroclastische stromen.
Semeru vulkaanuitbarstingen: 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 Night time mild eruptions from SemeruGeen recente aardbevingen
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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.

Background:

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.

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