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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)
Kerinci webcams / live data | Reports
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 (Sumatra, Indonesia): increasing ash emissions

Sun, 5 Jun 2016, 17:24
17:24 PM | BY: T
Ash plume from Kerinci volcano this morning (PVMBG)
Ash plume from Kerinci volcano this morning (PVMBG)
Ash emissions have increased at the volcano. The local observatory reported a plume of approx. 800 m rising from the summit vent and drifting west this morning.
Previous news
Fri, 3 Jun 2016, 09:16
Ash plume from Kerinci volcano this morning (image: PGA Kerinci local volcano observatory)
A small eruption was seen from the volcano this morning at 07:44 local time. An ash plume from an explosion at the summit of Indonesia's highest active volcano rose approx. 400 m from the summit crater. ... read all
Sun, 1 May 2016, 12:05
Based on a pilot observation, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 29 April an ash plume from Kerinci rose to an altitude of 6.1 km (20,000 ft) a.s.l. ... read all
Thu, 14 Apr 2016, 19:53
Based on a pilot observation and reports from PVMBG, the Darwin VAAC reported that on 10 April ash plumes from Kerinci rose to altitudes of 4-4.3 km (13,000-14,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NE and E. read all
Thu, 31 Mar 2016, 06:09
Ash plume from Kerinci volcano yesterday (image: The Lonely Ranger @edelweisbasah / twitter)
A small eruption occurred at the volcano yesterday morning around 07:00 local time. An ash plume rising a few 100 m from the summit crater was observed. read all
Thu, 4 Jun 2015, 11:05
PVMBG reported that during 1 February-21 May 2015 white plumes from Kerinci rose 50-150 m and drifted E and W. Seismicity during 1-21 May was dominated by signals indicating emissions (100-110 per day on average) as well as volcanic earthquakes (1 per day on average). ... read all

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