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Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°ECurrent status
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| ReportsSemeru volcano videosSemeru volcano books | ToursSemeru 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-ongoingTypical eruption style:
Explosive. Near constant strombolian activity, occasionally stronger explosions, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.Last earthquakes nearby
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Semeru volcano news & eruption updates
Semeru volcano (East Java, Indonesia): 3-4 eruptions per day
Thursday Sep 15, 2011 06:43 AM |
View of Semeru's crater with a lava dome on 1 Sep 2011
Our group traveling in East Java just returned from a visit to Semeru volcano and sends the following report: an active lava dome is growing inside the crater and there are 3-4 eruptions per day, and it seems that the size and frequency is increasing in the past days.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
As observed during a photo expedition in May, Semeru's activity consisted of a few small to medium ash explosions per day, and over the past weeks, it has been increasing. Access to the summit is open for climbers. [more]
Friday, Oct 31, 2008
The Darwin VAAC reported that a ash plume from Semeru that rose to an altitude of 4.3 km and drifted WSW on 22 October. [more]
Monday, Oct 20, 2008
I was on a flight yesyerday from Jember to Surabaya with 2 friends and saw Mt Semeru explode at app. 09.37 on the 18 Oct 2008. We were about 20 km from the mountain when I noticed the the top had a small gray mushroom at the top with in a minute or so i was extremley greater in size. I would not be able to guess how high it rose but it was larger than the clouds around. I'm just sending this message as I did not read anything in the news. ... [more]
Thursday, Jun 12, 2008
Small pyroclastic flows and rockfall avalanches have been observed at Semeru since 22 May. The pyroclastic flows travelled a maximum distance of 2.5 km from the active crater. ... [more]
Thursday, May 22, 2008
Semeru's activity is increasing and VSI has increased the alert level to 3 (out of 4), recommending to keep at least 4 km away from the summit. ... [more]
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