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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: GND RPT OF VA TO FL140 MOV E-NE AT 21/0131Z

Monday Nov 21, 2016 03:15 AM |

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 21 Nov 2016
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 21 Nov 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 03:12 UTC, 21/11/16 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161121/0310Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/82
INFO SOURCE: VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: GND RPT OF VA TO FL140 MOV E-NE AT
21/0131Z
OBS VA DTG: 21/0310Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 260/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0910Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1510Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/2110Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION AT 21/0131Z WITH ASH APPROX 500M
ABOVE SUMMIT MOV E-NE. VA CAN NOT BE IDENTIFIED IN SAT
IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD COVER. WINDS BAS ED ON PADANG
21/0000Z SOUNDING. THE SITUATION WILL BE CLOSELY MONITORED
AND NEW VAA ISSUSED IF VA OBS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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