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Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
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| ReportsKrakatau volcano books | ToursKrakatau 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(?), 2017Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Construction of a cinder cone island (Anak Krakatau) inside the caldera formed by the 1883 eruption. Frequent strombolian activity.Last earthquakes nearby
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Wednesday Feb 22, 2017 00:05 AM | BY: TOM
The new eruption that began a few days ago continues in the form of strombolian to vulcanian explosions from the summit.
If you like to join us and find out more on location, witness the new eruption by spending 4 full days on and around the island, this is your chance!
Information and reservations: Krakatau Volcano Special
Monday, Feb 20, 2017
A new eruption as suspected yesterday has been confirmed. Our reader Aaron visited the volcano and saw intense strombolian-vulcanian type activity from the summit crater of Anak Krakatau: ... [more]
Sunday, Feb 19, 2017
As our colleague Marc Szeglat from Vulkane.net
noticed, a strong thermal signal from what seems to be the summit of Anak Krakatau has become visible on satellite data during the past days. ... [more]
Sunday, Nov 15, 2015
According to our local correspondent Andi, an isolated (perhaps phreatic) explosion occurred about 12 days ago, affecting the eastern part of the summit flank. No further details are known. ... [more]
Thursday, Jun 04, 2015
PVMBG reported that during 22 April-25 May diffuse white plumes rose 25 m above Anak Krakatau, although foggy weather often prevented observations. ...
Monday, Mar 31, 2014
New activity might have started at the volcano. An aircraft reported having sighted an ash plume from Anak Krakatau this afternoon at 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude. ... [more]
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Kelut volcano's lava dome in 2007
: One of the most impressive lava dome eruptions in recent years. A new dome formed in the crater lake of Kelut volcano (East Java) in late 2007. Enjoy some unique pictures.