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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: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL050 EXT WNW.

Thursday Jul 05, 2018 01:45 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 01:39 UTC, 05/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180705/0139Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/12
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8; VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL050 EXT WNW.
EST VA DTG: 05/0145Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S0609 E10525 - S0605 E10528 - S0556
E10529 - S0546 E10509 - S0613 E10457 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0745Z SFC/FL050 S0608 E10530 - S0624
E10512 - S0611 E10451 - S0553 E10501 - S0602 E10530
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1345Z SFC/FL050 S0607 E10529 - S0601
E10528 - S0557 E10454 - S0615 E10445 - S0623 E10507
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/1945Z SFC/FL050 S0609 E10530 - S0622
E10509 - S0616 E10439 - S0555 E10455 - S0555 E10456 - S0601
E10529
RMK: VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD AND WEAK PLUME. VA STILL EXPECTED
IN AREA. LOW CONFIDENCE IN FORECAST POLYGONS DUE TO LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WINDS IN MODELS. LAST CLEAR OBS 04/0700Z. LAST
VONA 04/0133Z.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180705/0745Z

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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 29 Jun 2018
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