Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°E
(4 out of 5)
Semeru webcams / live data
| ReportsSemeru volcano videosSemeru volcano books | Tours
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.
Last earthquakes nearby
Semeru volcano toursFrom Krakatau to Bali
(16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)Volcanoes of Java
(17-days walking and trekking tour on Java)Volcanoes of East Java
(4-5 days walking tour to Bromo, Semeru and Ijen)Bromo, Semeru, Ijen
(trekking tour to Semeru, Bromo, Ijen volcanoes (East Java))
Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Semeru volcano news & eruption updates
Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL140 MOV N OBS VA DTG: 12/0505Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)
Tuesday May 12, 2020 05:15 AM | BY: VN
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 05:01 UTC, 12/05/20 from ADRM
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/69
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL140 MOV N
OBS VA DTG: 12/0505Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1105Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/1705Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/2305Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 600M ABV SUMMIT. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY DUE TO OBSCURATION BY MET
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
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. ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Volcano Calendar 2020
: We're proud to present our 2020 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past two years.
Land of Theseus
: A relaxed walking and study tour to one of Greece's hidden treasures and also one of the least known volcanically active areas in Europe.
Small spherical balls of volcanic ash that form from a wet nucleus falling through a volcanic ash cloud.