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Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL090 EXTENDING WSW. to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Mon, 18 Jul 2022, 04:00
04:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 10 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 03:58 UTC, 18/07/22 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220718/0400Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/191
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL090 EXTENDING
WSW.
OBS VA DTG: 18/0340Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 S0607 E10527 - S0631 E10459 - S0611
E10452 - S0604 E10526 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0940Z SFC/FL090 S0606 E10527 - S0648
E10448 - S0608 E10430 - S0604 E10526
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1540Z SFC/FL090 S0604 E10525 - S0608
E10527 - S0656 E10449 - S0606 E10426
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/2140Z SFC/FL090 S0604 E10525 - S0607
E10527 - S0656 E10449 - S0606 E10426
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY MOV WSW.
VONA 18/0126Z REPORTED LOW LEVEL VA ERUPTION. VA HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8, 18/0126Z VONA AND MODEL
GUIDANCE. ADVISORY UPDATED BASED ON CURRENT PLUME MOVEMENT.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220718/0700Z=

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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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