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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) 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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Near constant strombolian activity, occasionally stronger explosions, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.

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Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER OBS VA DTG: 02/0015Z

Tue, 2 Feb 2021, 00:15
00:15 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU01 at 00:14 UTC, 02/02/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210202/0015Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER
OBS VA DTG: 02/0015Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WINDS
SFC/FL080 240/10KT SFC/FL080 240/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/0615Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/1215Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/1815Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 0/2354Z REPORTING ERUPTION TO UNKNOWN
HEIGHT, SUMMIT OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. WINDS PROVIDED FOR
SUMMIT HEIGHT BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL BE
UPDATED IF NEW INFO IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news

Sat, 16 Jan 2021, 22:33
View of the pyroclastic flow at Semeru volcano this afternoon (image: Pasek Made / facebook)
The volcano had a significant eruptive phase this afternoon. Starting at around 17:24 local time, a pyroclastic flow was observed that traveled a distance of approx. 4500 m, according to Indonesia's Civil Defense Agency BNPB. ... read all

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