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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: VA OBS TO FL140 MOV TO W AT 15/0010Z.

Monday Oct 15, 2018 01:00 AM |

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

FVAU0615 at 00:47 UTC, 15/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181015/0045Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/21
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL140 MOV TO W AT 15/0010Z.
OBS VA DTG: 15/0045Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0141 E10116 - S0143 E10117 - S0144
E10110 - S0138 E10056 - S0132 E10100 - S0136 E10108 MOV W
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0645Z SFC/FL140 S0140 E10117 - S0144
E10117 - S0142 E10054 - S0128 E10057
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1245Z SFC/FL140 S0141 E10117 - S0144
E10117 - S0144 E10055 - S0129 E10055
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1845Z SFC/FL140 S0141 E10117 - S0144
E10116 - S0144 E10055 - S0130 E10055
RMK: VA OBS MOV TO W ON LATEST VIS AND RGB SAT IMAGERY.
EXTENT OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND FORECAST
BASED ON OBS PLUME MOVEMENT ON SAT IMAGERY AND US GFS MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181015/0645Z

Previous news
Sunday, Oct 14, 2018
No reports of continuing activity in the last week. It would appear that activity has decreased to low levels. The volcano remains restless and renewed minor activity could occur at any time. [more]
Eruption at Kerinci on 28 Sep 2018 (image: Real Thing TV / https://youtu.be/ec-leRRfaZo / YouTube / Twitter)
Friday, Oct 05, 2018
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. ... [more]
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]

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