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Kerinci volcano
Stratovolcano 3800 m / 12,467 ft
Sumatra, Indonesia, -1.7°S / 101.27°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Kerinci volcano eruptions:
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, 2017, 2018, 2019
Typical eruption style:

Frequent moderate explosive eruptions.


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Kerinci volcano news & activity updates:

Kerinci volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): intermittent explosive activity continues

Saturday Mar 21, 2020 17:57 PM | BY: MARTIN

An ash plume from Kerinci volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
An ash plume from Kerinci volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
On 14 March PVMBG recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense brown ash plume, which reached approx. 14,000 ft (4,300 m) altitude and drifted W and NW.
There is a 3 km exclusion zone around the main crater in place.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 21 March 2020
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