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Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°E
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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 (East Java, Indonesia): lava flow eruption continues
Thursday Jul 09, 2020 09:40 AM | BY: MARTIN
Satellite image of lava flows on the south and southeast flank from Semeru volcano on 4 July(image: Sentinel 2)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
A satellite image from 4 July
shows that lava flows continue to be active on the south and southeast slopes of the volcano.
Incandescent material is being ejected above Seloko Jongring crater and caused avalanches of material.
On 8 June at 20:15 local time
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recorded an explosion that generated a dark ash plume, which reached approx. 14,000 ft (4,300 m)
altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the southwest and causes ash fall on the volcano's slopes.
The seismic station records 56 volcano-tectonic earthquakes.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 1 km distance from the main crater and 4 km on the SSE flank.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 9 July 2020
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