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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 LAST REPORTED AT 05/0132Z MOV ESE EST VA DTG: 05/2205Z

Sunday Jan 05, 2020 22:15 PM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 22:02 UTC, 05/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200105/2205Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/10
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA LAST REPORTED AT 05/0132Z MOV ESE
EST VA DTG: 05/2205Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL140 300/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0405Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1005Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1605Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA HAS NOT BEEN IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY FOR
OVER 30 HOURS. VA WAS LAST REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER AT
05/0132Z MOV ESE. CURRENT DATA SOURCES DO NOT INDICATE AN
ONGOING ERUPTION. ADVISORY TERMINATED DUE TO LACK OF REPORTS
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Sunday, Jan 05, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  5 Jan 2020
Sunday, Jan 05, 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. ... [more]
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on  4 Jan 2020
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 and is moving at 5 kts in S direction. ... [more]
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]
 

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