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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)
Volcanoes of East Java (4-5 days walking tour to Bromo, Semeru and Ijen)
Bromo, Semeru, Ijen (trekking tour to Semeru, Bromo, Ijen volcanoes (East Java))

Semeru volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL140 MOV SW AT 24/0950Z.

Fri, 24 Aug 2018, 10:30
10:30 AM |
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 24 Aug 2018
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 24 Aug 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 10:17 UTC, 24/08/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180824/1020Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/18
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL140 MOV SW AT 24/0950Z.
OBS VA DTG: 24/1020Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0804 E11256 - S0808 E11249 - S0814
E11258 - S0814 E11305 - S0809 E11302 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1620Z SFC/FL140 S0755 E11258 - S0812
E11315 - S0823 E11259 - S0817 E11244 - S0758 E11234 - S0752
E11245
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/2220Z SFC/FL140 S0755 E11258 - S0754
E11240 - S0808 E11235 - S0822 E11246 - S0817 E11316
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/0420Z SFC/FL140 S0755 E11258 - S0814
E11316 - S0827 E11247 - S0806 E11235 - S0755 E11240
RMK: VA OBS MOV SW ON VIS SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT BASED ON
OBS PLUME MOVEMENT, SURABAYA 24/0000Z SOUNDING AND PREVIOUS
ERUPTIVE ACTIVITY. FORECAST BASED ON HYSPLIT MODEL GUIDANCE.
UNCERTAINTY IN FORECAST DUE TO MODEL VARIANCE AND LIGHT
WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180824/1620Z

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