Krakatau volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): intense explosions this morning
Mon, 23 Jan 2023, 05:59 05:59 AM | BY: MARTIN
The vigorous explosion and dense grey ash column from Krakatau volcano this morning (image: PVMBG)
The intermittent explosive and near-constant degassing activity from the cinder cone continues.
10 minutes after the previous eruption, another powerful blast occurred (image: PVMBG)
Four eruptions appeared at the volcano today so far in a 1.5-hour time range of between 08:00 and 09:30 local time, of which two events seemed to be quite powerful, judging from the PVMBG surveillance cameras.
Dense grey ash plumes rose about 300-500 meters above the crater and dissipated to the southeast of the volcano.
The seismic network reported seismic signals with maximum amplitudes of 60 and 53 mm and a duration of 143, 121 and 38 seconds.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 23 January 2023
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