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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)
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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: MINOR DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL160 OBS VA DTG: 20/0045Z

Friday Jul 20, 2018 01:00 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 00:47 UTC, 20/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180720/0045Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/6
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL160
OBS VA DTG: 20/0045Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 S0808 E11251 - S0809 E11251 - S0810
E11250 - S0809 E11249 - S0807 E11250 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0645Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/1245Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1845Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MINOR VA EMISSION DETECTED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY,
ERUPTION OCCURRING AT 19/2350Z WITH VA MOV SW. ERUPTION HAS
NOW CEASED. VA IS EXPECTED TO HAVE DISSIPATED WITHIN 3
HOURS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 20/0020Z
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180720/0645Z

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Wednesday, Jun 07, 2017
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Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  9 Jan 2017
Monday, Jan 09, 2017
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Monday, Jan 09, 2017
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