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Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°E
(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 TO FL140 MOV N OBS VA DTG: 28/2355Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)
Fri, 29 May 2020, 00:00
00:00 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 23:52 UTC, 28/05/20 from ADRM
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/85
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL140 MOV N
OBS VA DTG: 28/2355Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/0555Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/1155Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/1755Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 500M ABV SUMMIT. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMG DUE TO OBSCURATION BY
MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON GROUND REPORT.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
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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