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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 REPORT ASH TO THE SOUTH OF VOLCANO AT 29/1423Z.

Thursday May 02, 2019 15:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  2 May 2019
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 2 May 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 15:34 UTC, 02/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190502/1530Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/17
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA REPORT ASH TO THE SOUTH OF VOLCANO AT
29/1423Z.
OBS VA DTG: 02/1530Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 345/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/2130Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0330Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/0930Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ASH JUST TO SOUTH AND NORTHEAST OF
VOLCANO. VA CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY
DUE TO MET CLOUD. VA MOVEMENT BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND
HEIGHT BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Sunday, Apr 14, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  3 Apr 2019
Wednesday, Apr 03, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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