Krakatau volcano (Indonesia): eruptions continue

Thu, 4 Aug 2022, 05:53
05:53 AM | BY: MARTIN
Ash eruption at Krakatau volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Ash eruption at Krakatau volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Glow within the Krakatau crater in the cloud-free satellite image from 2 August (image: Sentinel 2)
Glow within the Krakatau crater in the cloud-free satellite image from 2 August (image: Sentinel 2)
The explosive eruption at the volcano continues.
Two vulcanian-type explosions occurred from the crater, at 15:40 yesterday and 09:26 local time today, generating dense grey ash columns which reached 6,000 ft (1,800 m) and 3,000 ft (914 m) and drifted NW and SW.
Incandescence at the Anak Krakatau island is seen visible from a cloud-free satellite image on 2 August, suggesting an elevated activity over the past week.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 4 August 2022

Our volcano expedition scheduled to visit Krakatau from 6-10 September this year will bring direct observations.

Previous news

Wed, 3 Aug 2022, 14:00
PVMBG reported that the eruption at Anak Krakatau continued during 27 July-2 August. Several eruptive events occurred on 2 August (at 1549, 1835, 1906, 2249, and 2319) and on 3 August (at 0034, 0115, and 1540), sometimes producing black ash plumes that rose as high as 1.5 km above the summit and drifted NE and SW. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to stay at least 5 km away from the crater. ... Read all
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