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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)
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Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL130 OBS AT 08/1330Z. to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Mon, 8 Jul 2019, 14:00
14:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  8 Jul 2019
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 8 Jul 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 and is moving at 15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 13:56 UTC, 08/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190708/1355Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/7
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL130 OBS AT
08/1330Z.
OBS VA DTG: 08/1355Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 S0806 E11250 - S0808 E11247 - S0801
E11244 - S0758 E11246 - S0759 E11249 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/1955Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0155Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/0755Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBS ON ANIMATED RGB SAT IMG MOV NW. VA HEIGHT BASED
ON IR TEMP OF 7C. VA MOV NW AT 10-15KT BASED ON OBS MOTION,
WHICH AGREES WITH MODEL GUIDANCE. HOTSPOT REMAINS AT VOLCANO
SUMMIT. EXPECT ASH TO BE NOT DISCERNIBLE WITHIN 3 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190708/1955Z

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