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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: VA TO FL160 MOV E OBS VA DTG: 12/0930Z to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Wed, 12 Aug 2020, 09:30
09:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 12 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 12 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 09:28 UTC, 12/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200812/0930Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/37
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL160 MOV E
OBS VA DTG: 12/0930Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL160 280/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1530Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/2130Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/0330Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 1000M ABV SUMMIT. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON LAEST SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD
OBSCURATION. VA HEIGH BASED ON GROUND REPORTS AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
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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