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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)
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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
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Explosive. Near constant strombolian activity, occasionally stronger explosions, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.
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Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA ERUPTION TO FL130 MOV SE REPORTED AT 09/2307Z to 63000 ft (19200 m)

Wednesday Jun 10, 2020 00:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  9 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 9 Jun 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 63000 ft (19200 m) altitude or flight level 630 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 23:51 UTC, 09/06/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200609/2355Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/91
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMIWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA ERUPTION TO FL130 MOV SE REPORTED AT
09/2307Z
OBS VA DTG: 09/2355Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL630 S0805 E11254 - S0757 E11318 - S0814
E11327 - S0827 E11310 - S0807 E11253 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0555Z SFC/FL630 S0809 E11255 - S0807
E11253 - S0742 E11301 - S0742 E11328 - S0805 E11321
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/1155Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/1755Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA RECEIVED REPORTING ERUPTION TO FL130. WEAK VA
DISCERNIBLE ON VIS IMG BUT NOT RGB. HEIGHT AND FCST BASED ON
VONA, HIMIWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. LIGHT WINDS
LEADING TO FCST UNCERTAINTY. ERUPTION EXPECTED TO CEASE AND
VA DISSIPATE WITHIN 12HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200610/0555Z

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