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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: INETRMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL130 MOV W/NW, OBS 23/0210Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Sun, 23 Aug 2020, 04:30
04:30 AM | BY: VN
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 04:21 UTC, 23/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200823/0421Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/169
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: INETRMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL130
MOV W/NW, OBS 23/0210Z
OBS VA DTG: 23/0430Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 S0807 E11255 - S0809 E11246 - S0804
E11232 - S0753 E11236 - S0758 E11248 - S0806 E11256 MOV NW
20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/1030Z SFC/FL130 S0807 E11255 - S0809
E11247 - S0804 E11230 - S0752 E11235 - S0757 E11248 - S0805
E11256
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1630Z SFC/FL130 S0807 E11256 - S0812
E11245 - S0811 E11231 - S0758 E11231 - S0800 E11248 - S0805
E11256
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/2230Z SFC/FL130 S0805 E11256 - S0807
E11256 - S0811 E11245 - S0810 E11232 - S0757 E11232 - S0800
E11248
RMK: INTERMITTENT DISCRETE EMISSION TO FL130. VA HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 SATELLITE IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200823/1030Z

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