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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: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV W 15KT OBS VA DTG: 03/2100Z

Monday Sep 03, 2018 21:15 PM |

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  3 Sep 2018
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 3 Sep 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 21:00 UTC, 03/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180903/2059Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/33
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV W 15KT
OBS VA DTG: 03/2100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0802 E11241 - S0807 E11239 - S0805
E11235 - S0802 E11235 - S0800 E11237 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/0900Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/1500Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBSERVED MOVING WEST FROM SUMMIT ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY AT 03/2010Z. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE WITHIN
3 HOURS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8, SURABAYA
03/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180904/0300Z

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