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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
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Explosive. Near constant strombolian activity, occasionally stronger explosions, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.
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Semeru volcano (East Java, Indonesia): eruption continues with lava flows

Wednesday Apr 22, 2020 07:08 AM | BY: MARTIN

Lava flows from Semeru volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
Lava flows from Semeru volcano (image: Sentinel 2)
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded an explosion that generated emissions of gas and steam plumes with ash content. Ash plumes reached 13,000 ft (3,962 m) altitude.
Lava flows continue to be active on the south-southeast slopes of the volcano.
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.
Previous news
Thursday, Apr 16, 2020
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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