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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 ERUPTION TO FL040 OBS VA DTG: 06/1910Z

Friday Jul 06, 2018 19:15 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  6 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 6 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 19:05 UTC, 06/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180706/1905Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/17
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS ERUPTION TO FL040
OBS VA DTG: 06/1910Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0607 E10528 - S0611 E10510 - S0630
E10503 - S0602 E10449 - S0603 E10527 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0110Z SFC/FL040 S0602 E10526 - S0607
E10531 - S0630 E10504 - S0619 E10447 - S0602 E10451
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/0710Z SFC/FL040 S0603 E10527 - S0604
E10451 - S0623 E10445 - S0629 E10507 - S0607 E10530
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1310Z SFC/FL040 S0603 E10527 - S0607
E10530 - S0631 E10507 - S0623 E10445 - S0605 E10452
RMK: VA PARTIALLY IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY THROUGH MET
CLOUD NEAR SUMMIT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS SO LOW
CONFIDENCE IN FORECAST. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON SAT
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180707/0110Z

Previous news
Friday, Jul 06, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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