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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.

Semeru volcano tours:
From Krakatau to Bali (16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)
Volcanoes of Java (17-days walking and trekking tour on Java)
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Semeru volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS AT 28/2230Z TO FL110 OBS VA DTG: 29/0045Z

Sun, 29 Apr 2018, 00:45
00:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 00:40 UTC, 29/04/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180429/0045Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS AT 28/2230Z TO FL110
OBS VA DTG: 29/0045Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL110 S0756 E11248 - S0756 E11242 - S0751
E11242 - S0751 E11247 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/0645Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/1245Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/1845Z NO VA EXP
RMK: SHORT-LIVED DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS ON SAT IMG AT
28/2230Z MOV NW 10KT. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6
HOURS. HEIGHT AND MOV BASED IN HIMAWARI-8, SURABAYA 28/1200Z
SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL BE REISSUED IF
NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news

Mon, 10 Oct 2016, 16:40
Semeru's lava flow on the southern slope (image: VSI webcam)
A lava flow is again active on the southern slope of the volcano. After similar activity during the first half of the year, the lava flow stopped around early August, but reappeared in September. At the moment it has a length of approx. 1500 m and can be seen from the south. read all
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