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Friday, Mar 15, 2019
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 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction. ... [Leer más]
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Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 . ... [Leer más]
 

Kerinci volcano

Stratovolcano 3800 m / 12,467 ft
Sumatra, Indonesia, -1.7°S / 101.27°E
Current status: menor actividad o una advertencia erupción (3 out of 5)
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Last update: 15 Mar 2019 (Volcanic Ash Advisory)
Typical eruption style:

Frequent moderate explosive eruptions.


Erupciones del volcán Kerinci: 1838, 1842, 1874(?), 1878, 1908-09, 1921, 1923, 1936, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1952, 1960, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969-70, 1971(?), 1990, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2001-02, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2016
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Thu, 28 Feb 2019
Thu, 28 Feb 22:44 UTCM 3.7 / 10 km41 kmSouthern Sumatra, Indonesia
Wed, 27 Feb 2019
Wed, 27 Feb 23:27 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km42 kmSouthern Sumatra, Indonesia
Wed, 27 Feb 19:44 UTCM 4.1 / 10 km40 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
Wed, 27 Feb 18:54 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km45 kmSOUTHERN SUMATRA, INDONESIA
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The 3800-m-high Gunung Kerinci in central Sumatra is Indonesia's highest volcano and one of the most active in Sumatra.

Background:

Kerinci is capped by an unvegetated young summit cone that was constructed NE of an older crater remnant. The volcano contains a deep 600-m-wide summit crater often partially filled by a small crater lake that lies on the NE crater floor, opposite the SW-rim summit of Kerinci.
The massive 13 x 25 km wide volcano towers 2400-3300 m above surrounding plains and is elongated in a N-S direction. The frequently active Gunung Kerinci has been the source of numerous moderate explosive eruptions since its first recorded eruption in 1838.


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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute


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