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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
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Frequent moderate explosive eruptions.


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Kerinci volcano news & activity updates:

Kerinci Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL130 EXT S EST VA DTG: 13/1200Z to 13000 ft (4000 m)

Wednesday Mar 13, 2019 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 13 Mar 2019
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 13 Mar 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 13000 ft (4000 m) altitude or flight level 130 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 12:01 UTC, 13/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190313/1200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/8
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL130 EXT S
EST VA DTG: 13/1200Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL130 360/20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1800Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/0000Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/0600Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 200M ABV SUMMIT. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND WINDS BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND MODEL WINDS. ADVISORY
WILL BE RE-ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECIEVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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