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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 TO FL140 OBS VA DTG: 03/0200Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Saturday Aug 03, 2019 03:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 02:14 UTC, 03/08/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190803/0200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/27
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL140
OBS VA DTG: 03/0200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0142 E10119 - S0158 E10014 - S0131
E10013 - S0139 E10119 MOV W 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0800Z SFC/FL140 S0142 E10118 - S0158
E10013 - S0130 E10014 - S0138 E10119
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1400Z SFC/FL140 S0143 E10119 - S0200
E10013 - S0130 E10012 - S0138 E10118
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/2000Z SFC/FL140 S0143 E10119 - S0203
E10012 - S0128 E10011 - S0138 E10119
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT
AND FORECAST MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190803/0800Z

Previous news
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019
A small eruption was reported on 31 July (12:48 local time). It produced an ash cloud that rose to at least 4600 m above sea level and drifted ENE. [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 31 Jul 2019
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Jul 12, 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]
Friday, Jun 07, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 10 May 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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