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Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°E
(4 out of 5)
Semeru volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Near constant strombolian activity, occasionally stronger explosions, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.
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Semeru volcano (East Java, Indonesia): weekly volcanic activity report 25-31 Mar 2020
Thu, 2 Apr 2020, 07:02
07:02 AM | BY: MARTIN
Gas plumes from Semeru volcano today (image: PVMBG)
PVMBG reported that during 23-29 March
white plumes rose 328 ft (100 m)
above the summit.
Incandescent material is being ejected to an approximate height of 20 meters above the Jonggring-Seloko crater and descended 200-500 m, reaching a maximum distance of 750 m
from the crater.
The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4).
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 1 km distance from the main crater and 4 km on the SSE flank.Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 25-31 Mar 2020
PVMBG reported that on 3 March
a pyroclastic flow was generated from collapsing material at the end of a 750-m-long lava flow on the S flank. The pyroclastic flow lasted nine minutes based on seismic data which traveled 2.3 km down the south flank. This was reported at 17:33 local time. ... read all
PVMBG reported that during February and 1-2 March
an explosions at the volcano generated a grey ash plumes, which rose approx. 656 ft-1,640 ft (200 m-500 m)
above the summit crater. ... read all
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