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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 FL130 AT 27/2251Z OBS VA DTG: 27/2320Z

Mon, 27 Apr 2020, 23:30
23:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 27 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 27 Apr 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 23:21 UTC, 27/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200427/2320Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/58
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL130 AT 27/2251Z
OBS VA DTG: 27/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 180/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0520Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/1120Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1720Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 400M ABV SUMMIT, POSSIBLY
HIGHER, MOV N. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMG DUE MET CLOUD,
HOWEVER, HOTSPOT DETECTED. HEIGHT AND WINDS BASED ON GRND
REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL BE RE-ISSUED IF NEW
INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
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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