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Semeru volcano
Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL140 AT 09/0251Z OBS VA DTG: 09/0330Z

Thursday Apr 09, 2020 03:30 AM | BY: VN

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

FVAU04 at 03:27 UTC, 09/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200409/0327Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/42
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL140 AT 09/0251Z
OBS VA DTG: 09/0330Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 165/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/0930Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1530Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/2130Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV N. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND WINDS BASED ON 09/0251Z VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
ADVISORY WILL BE REISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Gas plumes from Semeru volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Thursday, Apr 02, 2020
PVMBG reported that during 23-29 March white plumes rose 328 ft (100 m) above the summit. ... [more]
Lava flows on the south flank on Semeru volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
Thursday, Mar 12, 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. ... [more]
Lava flows traveled down the slopes of Semeru volcano (image: Twitter)
Thursday, Mar 05, 2020
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. ... [more]

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