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Kerinci Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL150 MOV NE OBS AT 16/2320Z. to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sat, 17 Oct 2020, 00:00
00:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 23:45 UTC, 16/10/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201016/2350Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/46
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL150 MOV NE
OBS AT 16/2320Z.
OBS VA DTG: 16/2350Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0144 E10115 - S0141 E10112 - S0126
E10122 - S0106 E10132 - S0125 E10154 - S0138 E10134 MOV NE
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0550Z SFC/FL150 S0145 E10115 - S0141
E10113 - S0045 E10140 - S0117 E10213 - S0136 E10153
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1150Z SFC/FL150 S0141 E10113 - S0045
E10139 - S0059 E10210 - S0133 E10217 - S0145 E10115
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1750Z SFC/FL150 S0145 E10116 - S0142
E10112 - S0101 E10140 - S0137 E10205
RMK: VA OBS ON LATEST RGB IMAGERY AND ALSO REPORTED BY CVGHM
TO 0800M ABOVE SUMMIT MOV NE. HEIGHT AND FCST BASED ON CVGHM
16/2309Z VONA, HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20201017/0550Z

Previous news

Wed, 14 Oct 2020, 06:00

Kerinci volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 14 October-20 October 2020 (Continuing Activity)

PVMBG reported that on 17 October dense white, brown, and black ash plumes rose 100-800 m above Kerinci's summit and drifted NE. White-and-brown plumes rose as high as 400 m and drifted NE and E during 18-19 October. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was reminded to stay outside of the general 1-km radius from the summit and 4 km on the SSE flank. ... Read all
Wed, 26 Aug 2020, 06:00

Kerinci volcano (Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 26 August-1 September 2020 (Continuing Activity)

PVMBG reported that during 19-22 August brown emissions from Kerinci rose as high as 600 m above the summit and drifted W. Pilots reported that during 20-21 August ash plumes rose to 4-4.6 km (13,000-15,000 ft) a.s.l., or 150-770 m above the summit, and drifted NE and SW. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to remain outside of the 3-km exclusion zone. ... Read all
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Kerinci volcano
Stratovolcano 3800 m / 12,467 ft
Sumatra (Indonesia), -1.7°S / 101.27°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) 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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