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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL130 OBS 22/2300Z MOV SW to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sat, 22 Aug 2020, 00:15
00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 22 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 22 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 00:02 UTC, 22/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200822/0002Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/164
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL130 OBS
22/2300Z MOV SW
OBS VA DTG: 22/0002Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 S0807 E11258 - S0825 E11244 - S0813
E11234 - S0803 E11255 MOV SW 15KT SFC/FL130 S0807 E11258 -
S0825 E11244 - S0813 E11234 - S0803 E11255 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/0602Z SFC/FL130 S0807 E11300 - S0847
E11228 - S0825 E11208 - S0802 E11255 SFC/FL130 S0807 E11300
- S0847 E11228 - S0825 E11208 - S0802 E11255
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1202Z SFC/FL130 S0808 E11258 - S0837
E11202 - S0811 E11154 - S0801 E11246 - S0802 E11256
SFC/FL130 S0808 E11258 - S0837 E11202 - S0811 E11154 - S0801
E11246 - S0802 E11256
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/1802Z SFC/FL130 S0808 E11258 - S0821
E11156 - S0752 E11153 - S0802 E11257 SFC/FL130 S0808 E11258
- S0821 E11156 - S0752 E11153 - S0802 E11257
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE IMAGERY AND
CONFIRMED BY GROUND OBSERVATION. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED
ON SATELLITE IR HEIGHT ESTIMATE AND GROUMD OBSERVATION
REPORT FROM CVGHM.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200822/0602Z

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