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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: ONGOING INTERMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL140

Sun, 26 Aug 2018, 12:30
12:30 PM |
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 26 Aug 2018
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 26 Aug 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 12:20 UTC, 26/08/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180826/1220Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/28
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING INTERMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO
FL140
EST VA DTG: 26/1220Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0808 E11257 - S0804 E11256 - S0807
E11209 - S0825 E11214 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/1820Z SFC/FL140 S0808 E11257 - S0825
E11213 - S0800 E11210 - S0804 E11257
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/0020Z SFC/FL140 S0808 E11257 - S0804
E11257 - S0759 E11210 - S0825 E11213
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/0620Z SFC/FL140 S0807 E11257 - S0824
E11213 - S0759 E11210 - S0804 E11256
RMK: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY,
HOWEVER FURTHER MINOR ERUPTIONS ARE EXPECTED. VA LAST OBS
MOV W AT 26/1010Z CLOSE TO SUMMIT. HEIGHT/MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8, SURABAYA 26/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180826/1820Z

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