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Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°ECurrent status
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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(?), 2017, 2018Typical 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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL050 MOV N OBS VA DTG: 25/0130Z
Monday Jun 25, 2018 01:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU0300 at 01:34 UTC, 25/06/18 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/1
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL050 MOV N
OBS VA DTG: 25/0130Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/0730Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1330Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/1930Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA RECIEVED 25/0100Z FOR ERUPTION TO FL050 MOVING
NORTH. VA NOT IDENTIFABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON VONA 25/0100Z AND MODEL
GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL BE RE-ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Friday, Jun 22, 2018
It seems that the volcano is indeed heading into a new eruptive phase. Another explosion occurred at Krakatau this morning, as our expedition organizer Andi reported (see attached picture). [more]
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018
A small eruption occurred yesterday from the volcano, producing an ash cloud that rose a few hundred meters before dissipating. ...
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
The volcano stopped erupting as our correspondent Andi who is currently at the volcano observatory reported. ... [more]
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]
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]
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