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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 EMISSIONS TO FL140 EXT TO NE LAST OBS 15/0600Z.

Tuesday Nov 15, 2016 11:45 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 11:43 UTC, 15/11/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161115/1130Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/65
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL140 EXT TO NE
LAST OBS 15/0600Z.
EST VA DTG: 15/1130Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0142 E10113 - S0144 E10116 - S0114
E10157 - S0058 E10129 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1730Z SFC/FL140 S0142 E10113 - S0145
E10118 - S0107 E10151 - S0055 E10127
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/2330Z SFC/FL140 S0130 E10159 - S0109
E10146 - S0141 E10113 - S0146 E10115
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/0530Z SFC/FL140 S0209 E10153 - S0135
E10201 - S0130 E10125 - S0140 E10113 - S0147 E10114
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE DUE TO MET CLOUD, HOWEVER
VA STILL EXPECTED IN AREA. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 15/0600Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVISORY
REISSUED FOR CORRECTED VALIDITY PERIOD.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161115/1730Z

Previous news
Ash plume from Kerinci volcano this morning (PVMBG)
Sunday, Jun 05, 2016
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. [more]
Ash plume from Kerinci volcano this morning (image: PGA Kerinci local volcano observatory)
Friday, Jun 03, 2016
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. [more]
Sunday, May 01, 2016
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. [more]
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016
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. ... [more]

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