Krakatau (Anak Krakatau) volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia) activity update: growing lava dome, occasional explosions
Wednesday May 30, 2012 12:05 PM | BY: T
Before we climbed at 16.00, 14 May, there was pre eruption ejecting ash material until 500-700 mtr, and some little bombs near the rim, but there were no other explosions afterwards.
This new crater was producing small strombolian eruptions ("lava fountains").
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
As a recent visit to Anak Krakatau shows, the summit lava dome inside the crater continues to grow. So far, no significant explosive activity seems to have taken place, but that could change quickly. [more]
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2012
It appears that a new vent has opened at the new lava dome of Anak Krakatau volcano and started to emit ash, as Øystein Lund Andersen reports from a recent visit: ... [more]
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012
An active lava dome is growing inside the summit crater of Krakatau volcano. Our tour expedition leader Andi just returned from a visit and reports that the dome is now about 100 m wide, and has 2 main active vents that eject jets of incandescent gas. ... [more]
Friday, Feb 17, 2012
Observation from a recent visit by Øystein Lund Andersen during 12-13 Feb 2012. [more]
Thursday, Feb 02, 2012
Alert level was lowered from 3 to 2. [more]