Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:
Sat, 15 Oct 2011, 14:58
Our reporter Doni / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia spoke with the Krakatau volcano observatory of Anak Krakatau in Pasauran near Anyer, West-Java, and was told that after a brief violent eruption "the volcano has been back to normal again or quieted" now. We will follow the situation closely and report more news as soon as we have it.
Tue, 11 Oct 2011, 08:11
Øystein Lund Andersen sent a report about his recent visit to the Krakatau obsvervation post on West-Java last weekend: ...màs [leer todo]
Tue, 4 Oct 2011, 08:51
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. ...màs [leer todo]
Krakatau volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): increased seismicity, alert level raised to 3 (out of 4)
Sun, 2 Oct 2011, 13:09
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).
Tue, 6 Sep 2011, 18:14
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.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011, 09:41
The active lava dome ("dry lava lake"?) inside the crater of Anak Krakatau on 8 August (photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery)
Thu, 4 Aug 2011, 10:37
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.
Thu, 24 Mar 2011, 17:52
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.
Tue, 15 Feb 2011, 10:31
As observed during the past two days, Anak Krakatau is still active, with weak ash emissions at irregular intervals ranging from several hours to 10 minutes, with about 10 estimated as a daily total. We observed maximum plume heights of 500-1000 m, and rocks projected no further than the summit cone itself. At night, no incandescence was visible.
Mon, 31 Jan 2011, 08:05
According to local news, Krakatau continues to produce strong explosions, producing ash plumes up to 1200 m high. ...màs
Mon, 24 Jan 2011, 14:24
Krakatau continues to erupt in the Sunda Strait. In January, explosions increased in intensity and size, causing ash fall on the coast 40 km away.