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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 (East Java, Indonesia): eruption continues with lava flows; ash to 46,000 ft
Monday May 18, 2020 08:21 AM | BY: MARTIN
Lava flows from Semeru volcano on the SE flank remain active (image: Sentinel 2)On 16 May
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded an explosion that generated a dark ash plume, which reached approx. 46,000 ft (14,000 m)
altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the east and causes ash fall on the volcano's slopes.Lava flows
on the southeast flank remain active, currently about 4,921 ft (1,500 m) long.
Incandescent material is being ejected above Seloko Jongring crater and caused avalanches of material.
The seismic station records 71 volcano-tectonic earthquakes.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 1 km distance from the main crater and 4 km on the SSE flank.Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 18 May 2020
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