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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: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV W OBS VA DTG: 17/1440Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Friday Jul 17, 2020 14:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 17 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 17 Jul 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 14:38 UTC, 17/07/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200717/1440Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/117
INFO SOURCE: HIMIWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV W
OBS VA DTG: 17/1440Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0808 E11257 - S0819 E11217 - S0805
E11215 - S0805 E11256 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/2040Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0240Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/0840Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBS ON VISIBLE AND RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY AT
17/1410Z. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON IR TEMPERATURE AND
MODEL DATA. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200717/2040Z

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