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

Wednesday Sep 19, 2018 20:00 PM |

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 19 Sep 2018
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 19 Sep 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 19:54 UTC, 19/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180919/1955Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/48
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSSIBLE STEAM/VA ERUPTION TO FL130 OBS
MOV SSW AT 19/0130Z.
EST VA DTG: 19/1955Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL130 S0755 E11252 - S0803 E11307 - S0821
E11304 - S0834 E11243 - S0809 E11228 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/0155Z SFC/FL130 S0803 E11303 - S0822
E11306 - S0835 E11242 - S0807 E11224 - S0757 E11250
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/0755Z SFC/FL130 S0803 E11305 - S0755
E11252 - S0805 E11224 - S0836 E11241 - S0822 E11307
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/1355Z SFC/FL130 S0803 E11305 - S0823
E11309 - S0834 E11242 - S0805 E11225 - S0755 E11252
RMK: POSSIBLE STEAM/ASH ERUPTION CURRENTLY OBSCURED BY MET
CLOUD. 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 20180920/0155Z

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Thursday, Sep 06, 2018
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Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  3 Sep 2018
Monday, Sep 03, 2018
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