Semeru volcano (East Java, Indonesia): incandescent material reaching a maximum distance

Thu, 9 Apr 2020, 07:55
07:55 AM | BY: MARTIN
Semeru volcano (image: PVMBG)
Semeru volcano (image: PVMBG)
PVMBG recorded today an explosion that generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 14,000 ft (4,260 m) altitude. Incandescent material is being ejected to an approx. height of 10-50 meters above the Seloko Jongring crater and descended 700 m, reaching a maximum distance of 950 m from the crater.
The seismic station records 14 volcano-tectonic earthquakes.
The Alert Level remained at 2.
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: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 9 April 2020

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