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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: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Krakatau volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Construction of a cinder cone  island (Anak Krakatau) inside the caldera formed by the 1883 eruption. Frequent strombolian activity.
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Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:

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Wed, 14 Nov 2018, 02:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 12 Nov 2018, 23:30
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 12 Nov 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sun, 11 Nov 2018, 23:30
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 11 Nov 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Sat, 10 Nov 2018, 04:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 9 Nov 2018, 12:05
Ash plumes from Krakatau volcano seen on the Sentinel 2 satellite on 6 Nov 2018 (image: Sentinel Hub / ESA)
Clearer views of the volcano today both on webcam and a satellite image from 6 Nov confirm that the volcano is currently indeed producing mild strombolian activity at rather short intervals. ...more [read all]
Fri, 9 Nov 2018, 10:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 7 Nov 2018, 15:24
Sentinel-2 L1C image from 4 Nov 2018 showing lava in the summit crater of Anak Krakatau (image: Sentinel Hub / ESA)
The volcano continues to erupt. It is however difficult to say what the activity exactly looks like at the moment: ...more [read all]
Tue, 6 Nov 2018, 17:00
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 6 Nov 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 6 Nov 2018, 05:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 29 Oct 2018, 16:20
Vulcanian eruption with lightning at Krakatau (image: Martin Rietze / www.mrietze.com)
The activity at the volcano remains intense, characterized by intermittent strong vulcanian explosions showering the cone with incandescent material. VAAC Darwin regularly reports ash plumes reaching 2-3 km altitude. ...more [read all]

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