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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: POSSIBLE STEAM/VA ERUPTION TO FL130 OBS MOV SSW AT 19/0130Z.

Wed, 19 Sep 2018, 02:00
02:00 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 01:56 UTC, 19/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180919/0155Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/45
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSSIBLE STEAM/VA ERUPTION TO FL130 OBS
MOV SSW AT 19/0130Z.
OBS VA DTG: 19/0155Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 S0805 E11257 - S0832 E11250 - S0831
E11238 - S0804 E11252 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0755Z SFC/FL130 S0804 E11252 - S0804
E11309 - S0818 E11308 - S0833 E11241
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1355Z SFC/FL130 S0803 E11254 - S0804
E11315 - S0823 E11258 - S0824 E11258 - S0807 E11251
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1955Z SFC/FL130 S0804 E11251 - S0752
E11310 - S0810 E11312 - S0810 E11251
RMK: POSSIBLE STEAM/ASH ERUPTION OBSERVED MOVING SSW ON
LATEST VISIBLE SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT BASED ON OBS PLUME
MOVEMENT AND MODEL WINDS. FORECAST BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS MAKE FORECAST CONFIDENCE LOW.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180919/0755Z

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