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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: VA EMISSION TO FL150, LAST OBS AT 04/0200Z EXT S to 15000 ft (4600 m)

Sunday Jan 05, 2020 00:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  5 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 5 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 10 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 00:00 UTC, 05/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200104/0005Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/6
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSION TO FL150, LAST OBS AT 04/0200Z
EXT S
OBS VA DTG: 05/0005Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL150 S0139 E10116 - S0152 E10141 - S0208
E10121 - S0142 E10113 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0605Z SFC/FL150 S0139 E10115 - S0149
E10144 - S0208 E10126 - S0141 E10112
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1205Z SFC/FL150 S0142 E10113 - S0139
E10115 - S0140 E10143 - S0206 E10132
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1805Z SFC/FL150 S0142 E10112 - S0138
E10115 - S0140 E10143 - S0206 E10132
RMK: VOLCANO SUMMIT OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD, HOWEVER, ERUPTION
MAY BE ONGOING. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
IMAGERY, CVGHM 04/0148Z VONA, AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200105/0605Z

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