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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
Typical eruption style:

Frequent moderate explosive eruptions.


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Kerinci volcano news & activity updates:

Kerinci Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL150 AT 03/1158Z.

Friday May 03, 2019 12:30 PM | BY: VN

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

FVAU02 at 12:22 UTC, 03/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190503/1225Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/18
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL150 AT 03/1158Z.
OBS VA DTG: 03/1225Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 345/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1825Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/0025Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/0625Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 600M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY
AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  2 May 2019
Thursday, May 02, 2019
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Sunday, Apr 14, 2019
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Saturday, Apr 13, 2019
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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]

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