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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 news & eruption updates
Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL130 AT 12/2259Z OBS VA DTG: 13/0010Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)
Wednesday May 13, 2020 00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 13 May 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVAU02 at 00:11 UTC, 13/05/20 from ADRM
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/70
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL130 AT 12/2259Z
OBS VA DTG: 13/0010Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 S0805 E11255 - S0806 E11254 - S0803
E11252 - S0802 E11253 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0610Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1210Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1810Z NO VA EXP
RMK: GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION TO FL130, OBS ON VIS SAT
IMAGERY MOV NNW AND DISSIPATING RAPIDLY. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND 12/2259Z VONA. VA EXPECTED
TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 2 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200513/0610Z
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