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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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Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS DIFFUSE VA EMISSION TO FL140 MOV ESE to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Sat, 29 Feb 2020, 00:30
00:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 29 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Semeru volcano on 29 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:

FVAU03 at 00:15 UTC, 29/02/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200229/0015Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/33
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, PIREP, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS DIFFUSE VA EMISSION TO FL140
MOV ESE
OBS VA DTG: 29/0015Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0804 E11254 - S0802 E11303 - S0807
E11306 - S0811 E11259 - S0810 E11254 - S0807 E11252 MOV E
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/0615Z SFC/FL140 S0808 E11252 - S0803
E11253 - S0759 E11313 - S0811 E11320 - S0820 E11306
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/1215Z SFC/FL140 S0803 E11253 - S0759
E11313 - S0811 E11320 - S0820 E11306 - S0808 E11252
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 29/1815Z SFC/FL140 S0803 E11254 - S0800
E11317 - S0814 E11318 - S0823 E11304 - S0808 E11251
RMK: VA EMISSION OF WEAK INTENSITY IDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST
SAT IMAGERY TO FL140 MOV ESE. DIFFUSE EMISSION OBS ON WEBCAM
AND REPORTED IN RECENT PIREP. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, PIREP AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200229/0615Z

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