Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-18 Jul 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
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)
Kerinci webcams / live data | Reports
Kerinci volcano books
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.


Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Kerinci volcano news & activity updates:

Kerinci volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL140 EXT W LAST OBS AT 15/0101Z.

Monday Oct 15, 2018 14:15 PM |

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 15 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 15 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0615 at 13:59 UTC, 15/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181015/1400Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/23
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL140 EXT W LAST OBS AT 15/0101Z.
EST VA DTG: 15/1400Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0143 E10117 - S0141 E10118 - S0127
E10054 - S0150 E10053 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/2000Z SFC/FL140 S0143 E10117 - S0140
E10117 - S0127 E10054 - S0150 E10053
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0200Z SFC/FL140 S0143 E10117 - S0140
E10117 - S0127 E10054 - S0150 E10053
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/0800Z SFC/FL140 S0143 E10117 - S0150
E10053 - S0127 E10054 - S0140 E10117
RMK: VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE
TO MET CLOUD, HOWEVER ASH STIILL EXPECTED IN AREA. VA HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181015/2000Z

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]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.