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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): eruption to 14,000 ft

Thu, 16 Apr 2020, 09:04
09:04 AM | BY: MARTIN
A grey ash plume from Kerinci volcano (image: @Andrean18715677/twitter)
A grey ash plume from Kerinci volcano (image: @Andrean18715677/twitter)
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin recored on 14 April at 03:19 local time an explosion that generated grey ash plume, which rose approx. 1,312 ft (400 m) above the summit.
The seismic station records 1 internal tremor and 79 volcano-tectonic earthquakes.
The Alert Level remained at 2.
There is a 3 km exclusion zone around the main crater in place.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 16 April 2020
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