Semeru volcano (East Java, Indonesia): vulcanian activity persists
Fri, 20 Jan 2023, 05:34 05:34 AM | BY: MARTIN
Vulcanian eruption from Semeru volcano on 18 Jan (image: PVMBG)
Vulcanian-type eruptions continue to take place from Jonggring Saloko crater at roughly regular intervals every 15-30 minutes. Grey ash plumes rose about 500 meters above the crater over the past days, throwing lava bombs in various directions.
Heat radiation of the viscous lava flow emanating from the lava dome as seen in a satellite image on 10 Jan (image: Sentinel 2)
The volcano observatory reported a seismic signal with a maximum amplitude of 20 mm and a duration of 100 seconds.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 20 January 2023
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Semeru volcano (Eastern Java) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 11 January-17 January 2023 (Continuing Activity)
PVMBG reported that the eruption at Semeru continued during 3-10 January with daily ash plumes of variable densities rising above the summit. At 0737 on 10 January white-and-brown ash plumes rose 500 m above the summit and drifted N. A gray-to-brown ash plume at 0532 on 11 January rose 200 m and drifted N. ... Read all