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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 REPORTED TO FL150 AT 15/0031Z OBS VA DTG: 15/0058Z

Sat, 15 Aug 2020, 01:15
01:15 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU04 at 00:58 UTC, 15/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200815/0058Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/39
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL150 AT 15/0031Z
OBS VA DTG: 15/0058Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 310/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0658Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1258Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1858Z NOT AVBL
RMK: GROUND OBSERVER REPORTS ERUPTION TO FL150 AT 15/0031Z,
HOWEVER ASH CANNOT BE IDENTIFIED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
MET CLOUD OBSCURING AREA. ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF NEW
INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
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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