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Krakatau volcano
Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
Current status: menor actividad o una advertencia erupción (3 out of 5)
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Erupciones del volcán Krakatau:
1530, 1680-81, 1684, 1883 (Plinian eruption), 1927-30, 1931-32, 1932-34, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938-40, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1946-47, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1958-59, 1959-63, 1965(?), 1969(?), 1972-73, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1988, 1992-93, 1994-95, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2007-8, April 2009-early 2010, Oct 2010 - March 2011, July-Oct 2011, Jan-May + Sep 2012, 2015(?), 2017, 2018 (22 Dec eruption & tsunami)
Typical eruption style:
Explosivo. La construcción de un cono de ceniza isla (Anak Krakatau) dentro de la caldera formada por la erupción de 1883. Frecuente actividad estromboliana.
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Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:

Krakatau volcano update: Rakata Island (Krakatoa): beach destroyed by tsunami waves

jueves ene 10, 2019 11:38 | POR: T

View of the beach of Rakata island in Jan 2019, destroyed by tsunami on 22 Dec 2018 (image: Black / VolcanoDiscovery)
View of the beach of Rakata island in Jan 2019, destroyed by tsunami on 22 Dec 2018 (image: Black / VolcanoDiscovery)
The northern coast of Rakata Island, facing Anak Krakatau, was hit by massive waves (up to approx 30 m high) during the catastrophic landslide and tsunami on the evening of 22 Dec.
The entire beach and the slightly higher, up to 50 m wide forested platform behind it, separating it from the cliff, have been washed away and/or collapsed in landslides following the receding wave.
Surviving fishermen who were in the caldera at the time of the event reported seeing massive waves sweeping over the entire, lower island of Sertung (west of Anak Krakatau), estimating them to be about 25 m in height.

Video was taken by a friend and local guide Black from Carita who also confirmed that the forest and beach of Anak Krakatau are gone as well...
Noticias Anteriores
martes, ene 08, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 . ... [Leer más]
lunes, ene 07, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 4000 ft (1200 m) altitude or flight level 040 and is moving at 5 kts in S direction. ... [Leer más]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  7 Jan 2019
lunes, ene 07, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [Leer más]
lunes, ene 07, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 4000 ft (1200 m) altitude or flight level 040 and is moving at 5 kts in SW direction. ... [Leer más]
lunes, ene 07, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 4000 ft (1200 m) altitude or flight level 040 and is moving at 5 kts in SW direction. ... [Leer más]

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