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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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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
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Explosive. Near constant strombolian activity, occasionally stronger explosions, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.
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Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCERTE VA TO FL140 OBS 17/2340Z, MOV W OBS VA DTG: 18/0015Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Friday Oct 18, 2019 00:30 AM | BY: VN

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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 00:14 UTC, 18/10/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191018/0005Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/20
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCERTE VA TO FL140 OBS 17/2340Z, MOV W
OBS VA DTG: 18/0015Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0806 E11237 - S0813 E11236 - S0814
E11233 - S0800 E11230 - S0759 E11233 MOV W 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0615Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1215Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1815Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL140 DISCERNIBLE ON HIMAWARI-8
VIS, RGB AND IR IMAGERY. VA FORECAST BASED ON SURABAYA
17/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL DATA. VA LIKELY TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN NEXT 6 HRS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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