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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: VA OBS TO FL140 MOV S AT 06/2310Z OBS VA DTG: 06/2332Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)
Wednesday May 06, 2020 23:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 6 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:
FVAU03 at 23:33 UTC, 06/05/20 from ADRM
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/64
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL140 MOV S AT 06/2310Z
OBS VA DTG: 06/2332Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0805 E11257 - S0816 E11259 - S0816
E11249 - S0805 E11253 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0532Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1132Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1732Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV SOUTH OBSERVED ON
HIMAWARI-8. CVHGM VONA RECEIVED AT 06/2304Z. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200507/0530Z
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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