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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: erupting (4 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, 2018
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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 300M ABOVE SUMMIT.

Friday Jun 29, 2018 16:15 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 29 Jun 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 29 Jun 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 16:13 UTC, 29/06/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180629/1615Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/3
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 300M ABOVE
SUMMIT.
OBS VA DTG: 29/1615Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL030 090/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/2215Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/0415Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/1015Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 200M ABOVE SUMMIT. WEBCAM
IMAGERY INDICATE INCADESCENT GLOW NEAR THE SUMMIT. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON GRND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Monday, Jun 25, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Eruption from Anak Krakatau this morning (photo from Andi's local guide and friend in Carita, Lanik and Roman)
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]
Ash eruption from Krakatau on 19 June 2018 (image: Juhdi Black via Aris Yanto / facebook.com/NdesoNdeso)
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018
A small eruption occurred yesterday from the volcano, producing an ash cloud that rose a few hundred meters before dissipating. ... [more]
Seismic trace of Krakatau this morning, showing no significant signs of activity (image: Andi / VolcanoDiscovery)
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]

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