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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)
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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
Typical eruption style:

Frequent moderate explosive eruptions.


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Kerinci volcano news & activity updates:

Kerinci volcano (Sumatra, Indonesia): frequent explosions and ash emissions

Friday Oct 05, 2018 06:43 AM | BY: T

Eruption at Kerinci on 28 Sep 2018 (image: Real Thing TV / https://youtu.be/ec-leRRfaZo / YouTube / Twitter)
Eruption at Kerinci on 28 Sep 2018 (image: Real Thing TV / https://youtu.be/ec-leRRfaZo / YouTube / Twitter)
Indonesia's highest volcano seems to have increased during the past week. Following a moderately strong vulcanian-type explosion on 28 Sep, several other smaller to moderate explosions and ash emissions have occurred.
During the past days, Darwin VAAC report ash plumes from the volcano that rose to an altitude of 4.3 km (14,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW and W.
Kerinci is one of Indonesia's most active volcano and has been the site of intermittent, mild explosive activity for years. Most of its usually smaller explosions go unnoticed.
Previous news
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 28 Sep 2018
Friday, Sep 28, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 22 Jul 2018
Sunday, Jul 22, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Jul 22, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Jun 10, 2018
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