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Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 EXT TO NE EST VA DTG: 08/1515Z

Sun, 8 May 2022, 15:15
15:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  8 May 2022
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 8 May 2022
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU04 at 15:12 UTC, 08/05/22 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220508/1515Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/102
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEB CAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 EXT TO NE
EST VA DTG: 08/1515Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0609 E10522 - S0604 E10521 - S0547
E10546 - S0613 E10552 MOV NE 05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/2115Z SFC/FL080 S0609 E10522 - S0604
E10521 - S0547 E10546 - S0614 E10550
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0315Z SFC/FL080 S0611 E10518 - S0604
E10517 - S0547 E10545 - S0617 E10549
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/0915Z SFC/FL080 S0611 E10519 - S0603
E10517 - S0547 E10545 - S0617 E10548
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMG SINCE 08/0730Z DUE TO
OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD, HOWEVER ASH STILL OBS ON WEB CAM
AND EXPECTED IN THE VICINITY OF VOLCANO. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
EXTRAPOLATED FROM HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220508/2115Z=

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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) 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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