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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
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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 EMISSIONS TO FL060 OBS VA DTG: 16/0905Z to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Thursday Apr 16, 2020 09:15 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 and is moving at 5 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 09:04 UTC, 16/04/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200416/0905Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/36
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL060
OBS VA DTG: 16/0905Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0606 E10528 - S0628 E10521 - S0618
E10505 - S0603 E10525 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1505Z SFC/FL060 S0605 E10528 - S0632
E10523 - S0622 E10506 - S0603 E10524
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2105Z SFC/FL060 S0606 E10528 - S0637
E10529 - S0626 E10503 - S0603 E10525
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0305Z SFC/FL060 S0604 E10525 - S0605
E10528 - S0636 E10529 - S0626 E10504
RMK: HEIGHT AND FCST BASED ON CVGHM 16/0840Z VONA,
HIMAWARI-8 16/0830Z SAT IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200416/1505Z

Previous news
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020
Moment of the explosion at Anak Krakatau last night (image: VSI webcam)
The volcano remains active. While it has been mostly comparably most of the time, it is emitting lots of gas and steam, probably small explosions, and at night shows near constant glow. ... read all
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

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