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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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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: VA TO FL140 MOV W 5KT OBS VA DTG: 23/1800Z

Thu, 23 Aug 2018, 18:15
18:15 PM |
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 23 Aug 2018
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 23 Aug 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 17:58 UTC, 23/08/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180823/1800Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/14
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL140 MOV W 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 23/1800Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0808 E11257 - S0804 E11257 - S0753
E11239 - S0802 E11232 - S0812 E11236 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0000Z SFC/FL140 S0806 E11257 - S0749
E11258 - S0757 E11235 - S0818 E11242 - S0808 E11256
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/0600Z SFC/FL140 S0807 E11257 - S0750
E11300 - S0750 E11239 - S0812 E11236 - S0808 E11255
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1200Z SFC/FL140 S0807 E11257 - S0808
E11255 - S0811 E11236 - S0750 E11239 - S0750 E11300
RMK: VA EMISSION TO FL140. VA PARTIALLY DISCERNIBLE ON SAT
IMAGERY 23/1730Z, DUE TO WEAK EMISSION AND DARKNESS. HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8, SURABAYA 23/1200Z SOUNDING
AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180824/0000Z

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