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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 ERUPTION TO FL140 OBS AT 09/1720Z MOV SW to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Wednesday Sep 09, 2020 18:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  9 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 9 Sep 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 18:10 UTC, 09/09/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200909/1810Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/189
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL140 OBS AT 09/1720Z
MOV SW
OBS VA DTG: 09/1810Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0807 E11256 - S0824 E11237 - S0815
E11231 - S0805 E11255 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/0010Z SFC/FL140 S0808 E11256 - S0810
E11230 - S0751 E11235 - S0805 E11257
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 10/0610Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/1210Z NO VA EXP
RMK: SMALL VA EMISSION OBS ON LATEST RGB IMG. VA HEIGHT AND
FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
FURTHER EMISSIONS ARE POSSIBLE, VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 12HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200909/2330Z

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