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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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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
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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Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:

Krakatau volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): eruption has already ended or activity pauses

Wednesday Feb 22, 2017 10:10 AM | BY: T

Seismic trace of Krakatau this morning, showing no significant signs of activity (image: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery)
Seismic trace of Krakatau this morning, showing no significant signs of activity (image: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery)
The volcano stopped erupting as our correspondent Andi who is currently at the volcano observatory reported.
Whether it is only a brief(?) pause or whether the eruption was in fact a very short-lived one is impossible to say. We will follow the activity closely and update as needed.
For the time being, the planned last-minute eruption tours next week and in mid March are on hold. In case the volcano restarts to erupt in the next days, it would be promising to go, otherwise, we have to postpone them.
Previous news

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
The new eruption that began a few days ago continues in the form of strombolian to vulcanian explosions from the summit. ... [more]
Explosive eruption at Anak Krakatau yesterday night (image: Aaron)
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]
Heat signal from Krakatau volcano (MIROVA)
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]
Lava flow from Krakatau in Sep 2012 (photo: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
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. ... [more]

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