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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: ERUPTIONS OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER TO FL140 MOV SW to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Thursday Jun 18, 2020 23:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 18 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 18 Jun 2020
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 23:22 UTC, 18/06/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200618/2325Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/97
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTIONS OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER TO FL140
MOV SW
OBS VA DTG: 18/2325Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0806 E11256 - S0814 E11252 - S0810
E11247 - S0805 E11255 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0525Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1125Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1725Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA RECIEVED 18/2259Z REPORTING ERUPTION TO FL140.
MULTIPLE DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS MOVING SW AND DISSIPATING
QUICKLY. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 18/2300Z
IMAGERY, 18/2259Z VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200619/0525Z

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