Tag Archives: Semeru

February 01-07, 2012

(I apparently skipped this week… sorry :( – new job, crazy busy, drinking more coffee…) – better late than never…!) Volcanoes with reported activity last week include: Cameroon, Cameroon | Cleveland, Chuginadak Island | Karkar, Northeast of New Guinea (SW Pacific) | Papandayan, … Continue reading

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Semeru, Eastern Java, Indonesia

Based on information from CVGHM, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 12 March an eruption from Semeru produced a plume to an altitude of 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. Ash was not identified on satellite imagery. Sources: Darwin Volcanic Ash … Continue reading

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Semeru, Eastern Java, Indonesia

On 6 March, CVGHM reported that an ash eruption from Semeru was characterized by increased seismicity and booming sounds from the Jonggring Seloko crater; fog prevented visual observations. The Alert Level was raised to 3 (on a scale of 1-4). … Continue reading

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Semeru, Eastern Java, Indonesia

Based on pilot observations, the Darwin VAAC reported that a low-level plume from Semeru was present on 28 August. A pilot reported that an ash plume rose to an altitude of 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW on … Continue reading

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Semeru, Eastern Java, Indonesia

Based on pilot reports and observations of satellite imagery, the Darwin VAAC reported that during 21-22 August ash plumes from Semeru rose to an altitude of 3.7 km (12,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. Sources: Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre … Continue reading

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Semeru, Eastern Java, Indonesia

Based on information from CVGHM, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 7 August ash plumes from Semeru rose to an altitude of 4.3 km (14,100 ft) a.s.l. and that incandescent material was ejected from the crater. CVGHM indicated that the … Continue reading

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Semeru, Eastern Java, Indonesia

The Darwin VAAC reported that on 27 July an ash plume at an altitude of 4.3 km (14,000 ft) a.s.l. was spotted by a pilot in the vicinity of Semeru. Ash was not identified on satellite imagery. Source: Darwin Volcanic … Continue reading

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