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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: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL130 MOV NW OBS AT 18/2210Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Thursday Apr 18, 2019 22:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 18 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 18 Apr 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 22:33 UTC, 18/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190418/2235Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/3
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL130 MOV NW
OBS AT 18/2210Z
OBS VA DTG: 18/2235Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 S0803 E11250 - S0804 E11247 - S0801
E11245 - S0759 E11247 - S0759 E11250 MOV NW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0435Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1035Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1635Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY AT
18/2210Z MOV NW. VA EXPECTED TO HAVE FULLY DISSIPATED WITHIN
1-2 HOURS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 18/2210Z
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190419/0435Z

Previous news
Sunday, Feb 24, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 12 Oct 2018
Friday, Oct 12, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 19 Sep 2018
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  6 Sep 2018
Thursday, Sep 06, 2018
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