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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 TO FL140 LAST OBS AT 18/0320Z EXT WSW

Thursday Oct 18, 2018 18:15 PM |

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 18 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 18 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0405 at 18:10 UTC, 18/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181018/1815Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/29
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL140 LAST OBS AT
18/0320Z EXT WSW
EST VA DTG: 18/1815Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0140 E10119 - S0119 E10059 - S0141
E10040 - S0206 E10047 - S0214 E10121 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0015Z SFC/FL140 S0208 E10121 - S0206
E10047 - S0141 E10039 - S0112 E10054 - S0111 E10131
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0615Z SFC/FL140 S0153 E10100 - S0155
E10137 - S0125 E10151 - S0106 E10137 - S0110 E10058
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1215Z SFC/FL140 S0153 E10112 - S0140
E10041 - S0102 E10058 - S0101 E10132 - S0120 E10148
RMK: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD OBSCURATION AND DARKNESS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 18/1800Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. LOW
CONFIDENCE IN FORECAST AREA DUE TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181019/0015Z

Previous news
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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