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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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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
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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: MINOR DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 OBS VA DTG: 15/0114Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Wednesday Jul 15, 2020 01:30 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 01:14 UTC, 15/07/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200715/0114Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/114
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140
OBS VA DTG: 15/0114Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0809 E11254 - S0812 E11249 - S0808
E11247 - S0806 E11252 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0714Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1314Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1914Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MINOR DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV SW , OBS ON
HIMAWARI SATELLITE IMAGERY AT 15/0020Z. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200715/0714Z

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