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Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
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| ReportsKrakatau volcano videosKrakatau volcano books | ToursKrakatau 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 (22 Dec eruption & tsunami
)Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Construction of a cinder cone island (Anak Krakatau) inside the caldera formed by the 1883 eruption. Frequent strombolian activity.Last earthquakes nearby
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Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia) activity update: a few explosions occured, first since Feb 2020
Wednesday Mar 25, 2020 08:31 AM | BY: MARTIN
An ash plume from Krakatau volcano today (image: PVMBG)
An ash plume from Krakatau volcano captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
After a month of calm, activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels. PVMBG reported that several small explosions occurred from the active crater. An ash plumes reached 3,000 ft (914 m)
Additionally recorded 6 volcano-tectonic earthquakes and 1 volcanic tremor.
There is a 2 km exclusion zone around the main crater in place.Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 25 March 2020
Friday, Feb 07, 2020
After a few weeks of mostly calm, activity of the volcano has again picked up a bit at the volcano. ...
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