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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: VONA FOR ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV NE AT 03/0937Z.

Wednesday Apr 03, 2019 10:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  3 Apr 2019
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 3 Apr 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 10:17 UTC, 03/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190403/1017Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/14
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA FOR ERUPTION TO FL140 MOV NE AT
03/0937Z.
OBS VA DTG: 03/1017Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 230/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1617Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/2217Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/0417Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA FOR ERUPTION AT 03/0937Z TO FL140 MOV TO
NORTHEAST. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD OBSCURATION. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON VONA AND
PADANG 03/0000Z SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Seismic activity at Kerinci during the past months, showing many small explosion signals (orange bars; image: Magma Indonesia)
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019
The volcano continues to produce frequent, but typically small explosive eruptions. This morning, an ash plume was reported that rose approx. 500 from the summit crater of Indonesia's highest active volcano. ... [more]
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 19 Mar 2019
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Mar 15, 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 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction. ... [more]
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]

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