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Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VONA REPORTED ERUPTION TO FL040 AT 16/1553Z MOV NE

Sat, 16 Jul 2022, 16:45
16:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 16 Jul 2022
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 16 Jul 2022
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU01 at 16:31 UTC, 16/07/22 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220716/1630Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/183
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA REPORTED ERUPTION TO FL040 AT
16/1553Z MOV NE
EST VA DTG: 16/1610Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL040 200/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/2210Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0410Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1010Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED VA ERUPTION TO FL040 AT 16/1553Z. VA NOT
DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. VA
HEIGHT AND MOV BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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Thu, 14 Jul 2022, 10:00

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PVMBG reported that several eruptive events were recorded at Anak Krakatau during 16-18 July. Eruptions at 2253 and 2339 on 16 July, 0847 on 17 July, and 0826, 1549, and 1730 on 18 July produced dense gray-to-black ash plumes that rose 1-2.5 km above the summit and drifted NE, S, SW, and W. Webcam image acquired at 2308 and 2344 on 16 July showed incandescence at the vent. ... Read all
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Krakatau volcano (Sunda Strait) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 29 June-5 July 2022 (Continuing Activity)

PVMBG reported that several eruptive events were recorded at Anak Krakatau during 29 June-1 July. Gray-to-black ash plumes of variable densities rose as high as 2 km above the summit and drifted N and NE. Cloudy weather conditions sometimes prevented views during 2-5 July, though photos posted with the reports showed nighttime crater incandescence. ... Read all
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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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