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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) 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 09/2303Z OBS VA DTG: 09/2340Z

Thu, 9 Apr 2020, 23:45
23:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  9 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 9 Apr 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU04 at 23:38 UTC, 09/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200409/2340Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/43
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL140 AT 09/2303Z
OBS VA DTG: 09/2340Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 170/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0540Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1140Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/1740Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV N. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND WINDS
BASED ON 09/2303Z VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVSIORY WILL BE
REISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news

Thu, 9 Apr 2020, 07:55
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. ... read all
Thu, 2 Apr 2020, 07:02
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. ... read all
Thu, 12 Mar 2020, 09:05
Lava flows on the south flank on Semeru volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
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

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