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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL140 OBS VA DTG: 18/0020Z

Thursday Oct 18, 2018 00:30 AM |

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

FVAU0405 at 00:21 UTC, 18/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181018/0020Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/26
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL140
OBS VA DTG: 18/0020Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0144 E10118 - S0151 E10034 - S0127
E10038 - S0139 E10118 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0620Z SFC/FL140 S0143 E10119 - S0213
E10046 - S0155 E10018 - S0122 E10033 - S0139 E10118
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1220Z SFC/FL140 S0144 E10123 - S0218
E10053 - S0202 E10028 - S0127 E10032 - S0135 E10119
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1820Z SFC/FL140 S0132 E10122 - S0143
E10128 - S0215 E10118 - S0216 E10118 - S0206 E10033 - S0127
E10034
RMK: VA PARTIALLY DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY
EXT W. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 18/0000Z
IMAGERY, PADANG 17/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181018/0620Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 15 Oct 2018
Monday, Oct 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Oct 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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