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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: restless (2 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 (22 Dec eruption & tsunami), 2019-ongoing
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:

Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL100 EXT N OBS VA DTG: 11/1000Z to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Sat, 11 Apr 2020, 10:00
10:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 09:55 UTC, 11/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200411/1000Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/22
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, VOLCAT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL100 EXT N
OBS VA DTG: 11/1000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0607 E10526 - S0607 E10523 - S0555
E10519 - S0507 E10526 - S0509 E10543 - S0528 E10541 - S0551
E10531 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/1600Z SFC/FL100 S0608 E10524 - S0546
E10454 - S0507 E10519 - S0509 E10544 - S0607 E10527
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/2200Z SFC/FL100 S0608 E10525 - S0553
E10447 - S0524 E10453 - S0520 E10521 - S0606 E10527
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/0400Z SFC/FL100 S0607 E10527 - S0608
E10523 - S0536 E10453 - S0520 E10516 - S0527 E10540
RMK: CONTINUOUS EMISSION CLEARLY DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST
SATELLITE IMAGERY MOV N. VA HEIGHT REVISED TO FL100 BASED ON
PLUME-TOP IR TEMP OF 14C AT 11/0920Z AND OBSERVED PLUME
MOVEMENT. FORECAST BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200411/1600Z

Previous news
Fri, 10 Apr 2020, 21:45
Lava fountains from Anak Krakatau this evening (image: MAGMA Indonesia webcam)
A large magmatic eruption is taking place at the volcano right now. Based on satellite imagery, VAAC Darwin spotted a high-level ash and SO2 plume reaching 47,000 ft (15 km) altitude moving WNW. ... read all
Wed, 25 Mar 2020, 08:31
An ash plume from Krakatau volcano today (image: PVMBG)
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) altitude. ... read all
 

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