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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 EXT W OBS VA DTG: 15/0050Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Friday Mar 15, 2019 01:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU05 at 00:51 UTC, 15/03/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190315/0050Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/9
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL140 EXT W
OBS VA DTG: 15/0050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0140 E10117 - S0143 E10116 - S0145
E10059 - S0140 E10059 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0650Z SFC/FL140 S0141 E10118 - S0144
E10117 - S0151 E10048 - S0132 E10048 - S0130 E10111
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1250Z SFC/FL140 S0141 E10118 - S0144
E10117 - S0145 E10045 - S0129 E10043 - S0122 E10110
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1850Z SFC/FL140 S0142 E10118 - S0144
E10116 - S0144 E10050 - S0122 E10050 - S0116 E10112
RMK: VA IDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY EXT W.
ERUPTION APPEARS TO BE ONGOING. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 15/0030Z IMAGERY, PADANG 14/1200Z SOUNDING AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190315/0650Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 13 Mar 2019
Wednesday, Mar 13, 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 . ... [more]
Monday, Mar 11, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 10 Mar 2019
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  8 Mar 2019
Friday, Mar 08, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  7 Mar 2019
Thursday, Mar 07, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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