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Stratovolcano 3676 m (12,060 ft)
East Java, Indonesia, -8.11°S / 112.92°ECurrent status
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| ReportsSemeru volcano videosSemeru volcano books | ToursSemeru 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-ongoingTypical eruption style:
Explosive. Near constant strombolian activity, occasionally stronger explosions, lava flows and pyroclastic flows.Last earthquakes nearby
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Semeru Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: continuous ash emissions to 15000 ft (4600 m)
Saturday Mar 07, 2020 00:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:
FVAU02 at 00:12 UTC, 07/03/20 from ADRM
VOLCANO: SEMERU 263300
PSN: S0806 E11255
SUMMIT ELEV: 3676M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/40
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS TO FL150
OBS VA DTG: 07/0012Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0805 E11256 - S0822 E11256 - S0821
E11249 - S0811 E11248 - S0805 E11254 MOV S 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0612Z SFC/FL150 S0805 E11254 - S0810
E11310 - S0823 E11307 - S0821 E11256 - S0807 E11253
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1212Z SFC/FL150 S0805 E11253 - S0801
E11312 - S0816 E11311 - S0808 E11253
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1812Z SFC/FL150 S0805 E11253 - S0759
E11312 - S0814 E11313 - S0808 E11253
RMK: MINOR EMISSIONS OBSERVED ON WEBCAM AND SATELLITE
IMAGERY TO THE S. LIGHT WINDS LEADING TO LOW CONFIDENCE IN
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200307/0612Z
Thursday, Mar 05, 2020
PVMBG reported that during February and 1-2 March
an explosions at the volcano generated a grey ash plumes, which rose approx. 656 ft-1,640 ft (200 m-500 m)
above the summit crater. ...
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