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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 TO FL140 MOV W OBS VA DTG: 25/0100Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Sat, 25 Apr 2020, 01:00
01:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 25 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 25 Apr 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 00:57 UTC, 25/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200425/0100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/57
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL140 MOV W
OBS VA DTG: 25/0100Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 090/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/0700Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1300Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/1900Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 500M ABV SUMMIT MOVING W. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD
OBSCURATION.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news

Wed, 22 Apr 2020, 07:08
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. ... read all
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