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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: ONGOING INTERMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL140

Monday Aug 27, 2018 06:15 AM |

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

FVAU0295 at 06:10 UTC, 27/08/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180827/0620Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/31
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING INTERMITTENT DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO
FL140
EST VA DTG: 27/0620Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0804 E11256 - S0811 E11157 - S0828
E11201 - S0808 E11257 MOV W 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/1220Z SFC/FL140 S0807 E11257 - S0833
E11203 - S0809 E11156 - S0804 E11256
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1820Z SFC/FL140 S0807 E11257 - S0804
E11256 - S0810 E11156 - S0834 E11203
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/0020Z SFC/FL140 S0804 E11255 - S0808
E11257 - S0832 E11202 - S0810 E11156
RMK: MINIMAL VA IS IDENTIFIABLE ON CURRENT SAT IMAGERY, WITH
LAST VA ERUPTION OBS AT 27/0410Z MOV WSW. HOWEVER BASED ON
RECENT VOLCANO BEHAVIOUR, FURTHER MINOR ERUPTIONS TO FL140
ARE EXPECTED. HEIGHT/MOV BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 27/0550Z
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180827/1220Z

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Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 26 Aug 2018
Sunday, Aug 26, 2018
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Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 25 Aug 2018
Saturday, Aug 25, 2018
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Saturday, Aug 25, 2018
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Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 24 Aug 2018
Friday, Aug 24, 2018
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Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 23 Aug 2018
Thursday, Aug 23, 2018
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