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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, LAST OBS AT 04/0200Z EXT S to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Saturday Jan 04, 2020 12:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  4 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 4 Jan 2020
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 and is moving at 5 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 12:33 UTC, 04/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200104/1240Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL150, LAST OBS
AT 04/0200Z EXT S
OBS VA DTG: 04/1240Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0139 E10116 - S0157 E10135 - S0206
E10113 - S0141 E10112 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1840Z SFC/FL150 S0139 E10115 - S0157
E10138 - S0206 E10114 - S0142 E10112
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/0040Z SFC/FL150 S0139 E10116 - S0152
E10140 - S0205 E10126 - S0141 E10112
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/0640Z SFC/FL150 S0139 E10115 - S0151
E10140 - S0206 E10124 - S0141 E10112
RMK: WEAK VA EMISSION NO LONGER DISCERNIBLE ON SAT IMAGERY
DUE TO PRESENCE OF MET CLOUD, HOWEVER ERUPTION COULD BE
ONGOING. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY,
04/0018Z GROUND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200104/1840Z

Previous news
Saturday, Jan 04, 2020
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 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  3 Jan 2020
Friday, Jan 03, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Nov 02, 2019
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Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 31 Oct 2019
Thursday, Oct 31, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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