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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: DISCRETE VA TO FL140, LAST OBS MOV NE AT 24/0000Z

Friday Jan 24, 2020 18:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 24 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 24 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU04 at 18:11 UTC, 24/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200124/1815Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/10
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA TO FL140, LAST OBS MOV NE AT
24/0000Z
EST VA DTG: 24/1815Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0807 E11253 - S0749 E11307 - S0801
E11315 - S0809 E11255 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/0015Z SFC/FL140 S0806 E11253 - S0749
E11306 - S0801 E11315 - S0808 E11255
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/0615Z SFC/FL140 S0806 E11253 - S0747
E11305 - S0758 E11315 - S0808 E11255
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/1215Z SFC/FL140 S0806 E11253 - S0751
E11310 - S0805 E11316 - S0809 E11255
RMK: VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SAT IMG DUE TO MET CLOUD AND
DARKNESS. MULTIPLE EARLIER DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS LAST OBS ON
SAT IMG AT 24/0000Z MOV NE AND DISSIPATING QUICKLY. HEIGHT
AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, 23/2307Z VONA AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200125/0015Z

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