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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 AT FL040 MOV WNW AT 09/0550Z EST VA DTG: 09/0640Z

Monday Jul 09, 2018 06:45 AM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  9 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 9 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 06:40 UTC, 09/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180709/0639Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/29
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS AT FL040 MOV WNW AT 09/0550Z
EST VA DTG: 09/0640Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0604 E10529 - S0610 E10528 - S0611
E10517 - S0608 E10514 - S0608 E10458 - S0547 E10456 - S0548
E10512 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1240Z SFC/FL040 S0604 E10529 - S0610
E10527 - S0609 E10445 - S0535 E10456
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1840Z SFC/FL040 S0609 E10527 - S0604
E10530 - S0539 E10507 - S0602 E10449
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/0040Z SFC/FL040 S0608 E10523 - S0546
E10450 - S0536 E10516 - S0605 E10529
RMK: VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY AT 09/0550Z; VA HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON SAT IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180709/1240Z

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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  8 Jul 2018
Sunday, Jul 08, 2018
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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]

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