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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: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL140 AT 15/005Z OBS VA DTG: 15/0030Z

Wed, 15 Apr 2020, 01:00
01:00 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 00:46 UTC, 15/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200415/0046Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/48
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL140 AT 15/005Z
OBS VA DTG: 15/0030Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 105/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0630Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1230Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1830Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION WITH VA TO 600M ABOVE SUMMIT.
VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
MET CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND
MODEL GUIDANCE
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

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