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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: VA REPORTED TO FL130 AT 20/2350Z OBS VA DTG: 21/0010Z

Tuesday Jan 21, 2020 00:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 21 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 21 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 00:08 UTC, 21/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200121/0010Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/5
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL130 AT 20/2350Z
OBS VA DTG: 21/0010Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL130 VRB05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0610Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1210Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1810Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO FL130, HOWEVER VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND WINDS BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
ADVISORY WILL BE REISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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