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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 VA EMISSION TO FL130 MOV SW OBS 21/0140Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Fri, 21 Aug 2020, 02:15
02:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 02:05 UTC, 21/08/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200821/0200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/41
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, PIREP
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL130 MOV SW OBS
21/0140Z
OBS VA DTG: 21/0200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL130 S0142 E10117 - S0204 E10054 - S0154
E10048 - S0139 E10114 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0800Z SFC/FL130 S0142 E10117 - S0207
E10055 - S0151 E10046 - S0139 E10114
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1400Z SFC/FL130 S0142 E10117 - S0207
E10055 - S0151 E10046 - S0139 E10114
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/2000Z SFC/FL130 S0142 E10117 - S0207
E10055 - S0151 E10046 - S0139 E10114
RMK: VA OBSERVED ON LATEST VISIBLE SATELLITE IMG. HEIGHT AND
FCST BASED ON IR-TEMPERATURE, HIMIWARI-8 IMG AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200821/0800Z

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