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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: continuous ash emissions to 10000 ft (3000 m)

Sunday Apr 12, 2020 12:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 12 Apr 2020
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 12 Apr 2020
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 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 11:56 UTC, 12/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200412/1200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/27
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSIONS TO FL100 NOV NW AT
12/1020Z
OBS VA DTG: 12/1200Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S0608 E10524 - S0548 E10459 - S0535
E10519 - S0605 E10528 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1800Z SFC/FL100 S0606 E10524 - S0537
E10516 - S0538 E10539 - S0607 E10525
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0000Z SFC/FL100 S0606 E10523 - S0536
E10532 - S0547 E10552 - S0608 E10525
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/0600Z SFC/FL100 S0607 E10526 - S0606
E10522 - S0535 E10537 - S0551 E10556
RMK: VA EMISSIONS CAN BE SEEN CONTINUING TOWARDS THE NW.
POSSIBLY COMPRISED OF SO2 AND STEAM/SMOKE WITH NO STRONG ASH
SIGNAL IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 12/1020Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200412/1800Z

Previous news
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020
Incandescence from the active crater of Anak Krakatau (image: Magma Indonesia webcam)
After last night's paroxysm, activity continues at lower levels. The webcam on the island shows incandescence at the crater and VAAC Darwin reported low-level ash clouds during the day. read all
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020
Lava fountain at Anak Krakatau last night
Last night's violent paroxysm at Anak Krakatau ended abruptly around 08:00 morning local time. Fortunately, the webcam on the island survived the eruption although it seems it was hit by a projectile at 02:33 local time, when it suddenly tilted. ... read all
 

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