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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: VA OBS TO FL040 MOV SW AT 06/0640Z.

Friday Jul 06, 2018 07:15 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 07:11 UTC, 06/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180706/0710Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/15
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL040 MOV SW AT 06/0640Z.
OBS VA DTG: 06/0710Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0606 E10528 - S0629 E10517 - S0622
E10507 - S0603 E10524 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1310Z SFC/FL040 S0607 E10528 - S0628
E10517 - S0612 E10504 - S0603 E10524
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1910Z SFC/FL040 S0602 E10524 - S0607
E10530 - S0625 E10517 - S0616 E10504 - S0603 E10507
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/0110Z SFC/FL040 S0602 E10526 - S0605
E10530 - S0619 E10530 - S0620 E10513 - S0620 E10513 - S0605
E10509
RMK: VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOV SW. PLUME IS FAINT. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS SO LOW CONFIDENCE IN FORECAST. VA HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON SAT IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDNACE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180706/1310Z

Previous news
Ash plume from Krakatau yesterday (image: Black Carita  via Andi / VolcanoDiscovery)
Thursday, Jul 05, 2018
The volcano continues to erupt and it seems that the eruption by now has reached a phase of being more or less continuous. ... [more]
Thursday, Jul 05, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Jul 04, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 03, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  3 Jul 2018
Tuesday, Jul 03, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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