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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 OBS TO FL130 MOV N AT 24/0149Z OBS VA DTG: 24/0215Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sun, 24 May 2020, 02:30
02:30 AM | BY: VN
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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 02:16 UTC, 24/05/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200524/0215Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/81
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL130 MOV N AT 24/0149Z
OBS VA DTG: 24/0215Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 S0809 E11258 - S0808 E11251 - S0753
E11248 - S0754 E11303 MOV N 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0815Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1415Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/2015Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL130 MOV N, OBS ON HIMAWARI-8
AT 24/0150Z. CVGHM VONA RECEIVED 24/0146Z. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200524/0815Z

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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