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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: VA OBS TO FL180 MOV SW 10KT AT 03/1320Z OBS VA DTG: 03/1346Z to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Sat, 3 Oct 2020, 14:00
14:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  3 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 3 Oct 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 13:46 UTC, 03/10/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201003/1346Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/218
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL180 MOV SW 10KT AT 03/1320Z
OBS VA DTG: 03/1346Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 S0806 E11256 - S0815 E11252 - S0814
E11246 - S0809 E11246 - S0805 E11255 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1946Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/0146Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/0746Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA CLEARLY DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY
MOVING TO THE SW OF SUMMIT. VA HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN NEXT 6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201003/1946Z

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