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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS MINOR VA EMISSION TO FL140 EXT E to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Fri, 7 Aug 2020, 04:00
04:00 AM | BY: VN
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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 03:54 UTC, 07/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200807/0400Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/33
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS MINOR VA EMISSION TO FL140 EXT
E
OBS VA DTG: 07/0400Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0143 E10115 - S0140 E10114 - S0133
E10127 - S0125 E10144 - S0151 E10144 - S0149 E10129 MOV E
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1000Z SFC/FL140 S0143 E10115 - S0140
E10115 - S0124 E10147 - S0151 E10149 - S0150 E10129
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1600Z SFC/FL140 S0141 E10114 - S0113
E10133 - S0124 E10150 - S0146 E10150 - S0144 E10116
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/2200Z SFC/FL140 S0140 E10114 - S0112
E10150 - S0146 E10201 - S0145 E10115
RMK: GROUND OBSERVER REPORTS ONGOING ERUPTION. WEAK VA
SIGNAL OBS ON SAT MOV E AND OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND FCST BASED ON CVGHM 07/0330Z VONA, HIMAWARI-8 SAT
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200807/1000Z

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Thu, 16 Apr 2020, 09:04
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. ... read all

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