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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: GRND RPT OF VA TO FL140 MOV WNW AT 14/0933Z to 14000 ft (4300 m)

Saturday Mar 14, 2020 10:15 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 14 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Kerinci volcano on 14 Mar 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 10:07 UTC, 14/03/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200314/1007Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KERINCI 261170
PSN: S0142 E10116
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3800M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/24
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: GRND RPT OF VA TO FL140 MOV WNW AT
14/0933Z
OBS VA DTG: 14/1007Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL140 S0144 E10116 - S0143 E10105 - S0134
E10109 - S0141 E10118 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/1607Z SFC/FL140 S0135 E10047 - S0133
E10027 - S0117 E10033 - S0129 E10049
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/2207Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/0407Z NO VA EXP
RMK: GRND RPT OF ERUPTION TO FL140. VA PARTLY DISCERNIBLE ON
14/0940Z SATELLITE IMAGERY WITH AREA PARTLY OBSCURED BY MET
CLOUD. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE OR BECOME DIFFICULT TO
DISCERN ON SAT IMG WITHIN +6HRS. HEIGHT AND MOV BASED ON
GRND RPT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200314/1300Z

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