Anak Krakatau volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): new eruption
Tuesday Oct 04, 2011 10:51 AM |
A new eruption occurred at Anak Krakatau yesterday (3 Oct). A large (2-3 km high) ash cloud was seen rising from the volcano observatory on Java's west coast and is seen in a news TV video.
The eruption followed an unusual seismic crises that had started 30 Sep and produced more than 5700 quakes recorded in a few days.
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Sunday, Oct 02, 2011
Increased seismic activity recorded at Anak Krakatau has been detected in recent days, suggesting a new eruptive phase might be under way. The Indonesian Volcanological Survey has raised the alert level to 3 (out of 4). [more]
Tuesday, Sep 06, 2011
Our colleague Chris Weber who is currently touring on Java reported observing small lava fountains from a vent inside the summit crater of Anak Krakatau volcano. The fountains reached a height of ca. 10 meters. [more]
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011
An active lava lake can be seen inside the crater of Krakatau. As our Indonesian correspondant and team member Andi reports: ... [more]
Thursday, Aug 04, 2011
In recent weeks, small activity has resumed at the summit crater of Anak Krakatau, as satellite data show. The volcano has been producing occasional ash explosions, reaching few 100 meters height. [more]
Thursday, Mar 24, 2011
According to Indonesian news, the activity at Krakatau volcano has ceased and the eruption is considered to be over. How long the repose will last, time will tell. [more]