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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: CVGHM GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION TO FL130 OBS VA DTG: 16/2340Z

Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 23:45
23:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 16 Feb 2021
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 23:41 UTC, 16/02/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210216/2340Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/5
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CVGHM GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION TO FL130
OBS VA DTG: 16/2340Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL130 230/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0540Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1140Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1740Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM VONA 16/2253Z INDICATES GROUND REPORT OF ERUPTION
WITH VA TO FL130. VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.
WINDS BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE. A NEW ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED
IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECIEVED.
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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