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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: 06/0606Z VONA INDICATES ERUPTION TO FL150 MOV W/SW

Sunday Oct 06, 2019 07:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  6 Oct 2019
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 6 Oct 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 06:46 UTC, 06/10/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191006/0645Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/31
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: 06/0606Z VONA INDICATES ERUPTION TO FL150
MOV W/SW
OBS VA DTG: 06/0645Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 060/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1245Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1845Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/0045Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 06/0606Z INDICATING VOLCANIC ERUPTION TO
FL150 MOVING WEST-SOUTHWEST FROM SUMMIT. VA IS NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD IN AREA.
ADVISORY WILL BE RE-ISSUED IF MORE INFORMATION BECOMES
AVAILABLE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Monday, Sep 02, 2019
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 . ... [more]
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]

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