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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 FL130 AT 19/2312Z.

Mon, 20 Apr 2020, 00:00
00:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 19 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 19 Apr 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 23:58 UTC, 19/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200419/2350Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/52
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL130 AT 19/2312Z.
OBS VA DTG: 19/2350Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL130 170/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0550Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1150Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1750Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 300M 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, 16 Apr 2020, 08:11
Semeru volcano covered by clouds (image: PVMBG)
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded today at 02:30 local time an explosion that generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 13,000 ft (3,962 m) altitude and drifted southwest. ... read all
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