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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: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO FL150 AT 16/0539Z.

Wednesday Nov 16, 2016 12:15 PM |

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 16 Nov 2016
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 16 Nov 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 11:59 UTC, 16/11/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161116/1200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/70
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO FL150 AT
16/0539Z.
EST VA DTG: 16/1200Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0142 E10110 - S0147 E10116 - S0130
E10157 - S0104 E10134 MOV NE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1800Z SFC/FL150 S0141 E10110 - S0148
E10115 - S0133 E10201 - S0106 E10134
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0000Z SFC/FL150 S0146 E10113 - S0148
E10201 - S0113 E10152 - S0139 E10112
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0600Z SFC/FL150 S0145 E10114 - S0148
E10201 - S0112 E10153 - S0140 E10112
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION 800 TO 1000M ABOVE SUMMIT AT
16/0539Z. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD. OBS POLYGON BASED ON CVGHM REPORT AND 16/0040Z SAT
IMAGERY. FORECAST BASED ON US GFS MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20161116/1700Z

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]

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