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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: CVGHM REPORTED VA TO FL130 MOV NE AT 02/2315Z

Sunday May 03, 2020 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  3 May 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 3 May 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 00:06 UTC, 03/05/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200503/0005Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/60
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CVGHM REPORTED VA TO FL130 MOV NE AT
02/2315Z
OBS VA DTG: 03/0005Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL130 220/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0605Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1205Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1805Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED VA TO 200M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA NOT
DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO OBSCURATION BY
METEOROLOGICAL CLOUD. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON GROUND
REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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