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 Nov 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
17-21 Nov 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
17-30 Nov 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
9-17 May 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
: 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 N LAST OBS 19/0300Z EST VA DTG: 19/0615Z

Friday Oct 19, 2018 06:15 AM |

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

FVAU0405 at 06:12 UTC, 19/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181019/0615Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/31
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL140 EXT N LAST OBS 19/0300Z
EST VA DTG: 19/0615Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0144 E10113 - S0145 E10118 - S0117
E10144 - S0049 E10131 - S0053 E10103 - S0115 E10052 MOV N
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/1215Z SFC/FL140 S0146 E10117 - S0118
E10048 - S0052 E10054 - S0049 E10137 - S0122 E10149
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1815Z SFC/FL140 S0145 E10118 - S0123
E10150 - S0049 E10137 - S0053 E10054 - S0118 E10047 - S0144
E10112
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 20/0015Z SFC/FL140 S0144 E10117 - S0144
E10114 - S0119 E10047 - S0052 E10055 - S0051 E10137 - S0120
E10147
RMK: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD OBSCURATION. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS IN THE
AREA
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181019/1215Z

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

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.