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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 EMISSION TO FL150 MOV S OBS VA DTG: 04/0040Z to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Saturday Jan 04, 2020 00:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 15000 ft (4600 m) altitude or flight level 150 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 00:40 UTC, 04/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200104/0040Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/2
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL150 MOV S
OBS VA DTG: 04/0040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0140 E10115 - S0146 E10117 - S0152
E10126 - S0156 E10117 - S0150 E10113 - S0141 E10112 MOV S
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0640Z SFC/FL150 S0140 E10116 - S0202
E10128 - S0206 E10110 - S0141 E10112
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1240Z SFC/FL150 S0139 E10116 - S0200
E10135 - S0207 E10117 - S0141 E10112
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/1840Z SFC/FL150 S0139 E10115 - S0152
E10140 - S0205 E10126 - S0142 E10112
RMK: WEAK VA EMISSION PARTIALLY DISCERNIBLE AMONGST MET
CLOUD ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY EXT S. HEIGHT AND FORECAST
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, 04/0018Z GROUND REPORT AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200104/0640Z

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