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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: POSSIBLE ERUPTION TO FL160 MOV WSW AT 02/0500Z. to 16000 ft (4900 m)

Monday Sep 02, 2019 05:30 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 16000 ft (4900 m) altitude or flight level 160 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 05:28 UTC, 02/09/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190902/0525Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/29
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: POSSIBLE ERUPTION TO FL160 MOV WSW AT
02/0500Z.
OBS VA DTG: 02/0525Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 S0142 E10119 - S0150 E10111 - S0149
E10103 - S0140 E10104 - S0137 E10115 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1125Z SFC/FL160 S0134 E10116 - S0143
E10123 - S0152 E10112 - S0150 E10102 - S0140 E10102
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/1725Z SFC/FL160 S0144 E10124 - S0153
E10110 - S0150 E10102 - S0141 E10101 - S0132 E10116
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/2325Z SFC/FL160 S0133 E10116 - S0144
E10127 - S0152 E10111 - S0150 E10102 - S0141 E10103
RMK: POSSIBLE MINOR ERUPTION TO FL160 MOV WSW. WINDS LIGHT
AND VARIABLE SO ASH NOT MOVING FAR FROM THE VOLCANO. HEIGHT
AND FORECAST BASED ON SATELLITE IMAGERY, PADANG 02/0000Z
SOUNDING AND ACCESS MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190902/1125Z

Previous news
Saturday, Aug 03, 2019
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. ... [more]
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]

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