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Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA PLUME OBS TO FL090 EXT SW AT 20/0810Z OBS VA DTG: 20/0810Z to 9000 ft (2700 m)

Wed, 20 Jul 2022, 08:30
08:30 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 SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU01 at 08:19 UTC, 20/07/22 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220720/0835Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2022/203
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA PLUME OBS TO FL090 EXT SW AT 20/0810Z
OBS VA DTG: 20/0810Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL090 S0610 E10532 - S0647 E10447 - S0700
E10357 - S0513 E10354 - S0551 E10530 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 20/1410Z SFC/FL090 S0611 E10532 - S0639
E10356 - S0500 E10402 - S0539 E10528
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 20/2010Z SFC/FL090 S0611 E10532 - S0639
E10355 - S0500 E10401 - S0539 E10529
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/0210Z SFC/FL090 S0610 E10532 - S0634
E10354 - S0455 E10405 - S0540 E10529
RMK: VA OBSERVED ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY MOVING SW OF
SUMMIT. WEBCAM INDICATES LOW LEVEL ERUPTION IS ONGOING. VA
HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20220720/1435Z=

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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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