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Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°ECurrent status
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| ReportsSemeru volcano videosSemeru volcano books | ToursSemeru 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-ongoingTypical eruption style:
Explosive. Near constant strombolian activity, occasionally stronger explosions, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.Last earthquakes nearby
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Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION WITH VA TO FL140 MOV NE OBS VA DTG: 05/0010Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)
Tuesday May 05, 2020 00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 5 May 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:
FVAU04 at 00:04 UTC, 05/05/20 from ADRM
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/62
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION WITH VA TO FL140 MOV NE
OBS VA DTG: 05/0010Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0807 E11255 - S0806 E11254 - S0803
E11258 - S0807 E11259 MOV NE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0610Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1210Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1810Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION WITH VA 400M ABV SUMMIT. VA
DISCERNIBLE ON VIS IMAGERY AT 04/2310Z. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
04/2318Z VONA, HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200505/0610Z
Sunday, May 03, 2020
PVMBG recorded an explosion that generated emissions of gas and steam plumes with ash content. Ash plumes reached 13,000 ft (3,962 m)
altitude and drifted NE. ...
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