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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL140 MOV SE. to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Wednesday Feb 05, 2020 00:45 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Semeru volcano on  5 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 5 Feb 2020
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:

FVAU01 at 00:30 UTC, 05/02/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200205/0029Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/30
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL140 MOV SE.
OBS VA DTG: 05/0029Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0800 E11257 - S0817 E11310 - S0823
E11254 - S0823 E11254 - S0804 E11248 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0629Z SFC/FL140 S0759 E11259 - S0817
E11311 - S0824 E11251 - S0803 E11245
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1229Z SFC/FL140 S0759 E11300 - S0817
E11311 - S0824 E11252 - S0803 E11245
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1829Z SFC/FL140 S0804 E11303 - S0816
E11311 - S0824 E11251 - S0803 E11245 - S0759 E11300
RMK: ASH PLUME DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT
AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200205/0629Z

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