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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 TO FL040 MOV SW 10KT OBS VA DTG: 08/0110Z

Sunday Jul 08, 2018 01:15 AM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  8 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 8 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 01:11 UTC, 08/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180708/0110Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/22
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL040 MOV SW 10KT
OBS VA DTG: 08/0110Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0605 E10527 - S0602 E10440 - S0621
E10441 - S0608 E10527
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/0710Z SFC/FL040 S0608 E10527 - S0625
E10444 - S0557 E10442 - S0603 E10526
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/1310Z SFC/FL040 S0604 E10528 - S0542
E10450 - S0614 E10442 - S0609 E10527
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1910Z SFC/FL040 S0609 E10527 - S0618
E10442 - S0546 E10444 - S0604 E10528
RMK: VA PARTIALLY DISCERNIBLE ON VIS 08/0040Z IMAGERY,
PARTIALLY OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT
BASED ON SAT IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180708/0710Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  7 Jul 2018
Saturday, Jul 07, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  6 Jul 2018
Friday, Jul 06, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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