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Semeru volcano
Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) 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.

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Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL140 AT 05/2310Z EST VA DTG: 18/2335Z

Mon, 18 May 2020, 23:45
23:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 18 May 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 18 May 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 23:38 UTC, 18/05/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200518/2335Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/80
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL140 AT 05/2310Z
EST VA DTG: 18/2335Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WINDS
FL050/200 030/10KT SFC/FL050 130/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0535Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1135Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1735Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 500M ABV SUMMIT. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND WINDS BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
ADVISORY WILL BE RE-ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news

Mon, 18 May 2020, 08:21
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. ... read all

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