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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 MOV NW 5KT OBS VA DTG: 14/0135Z

Saturday Jul 14, 2018 01:45 AM |

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

FVAU0295 at 01:29 UTC, 14/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180714/0129Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/37
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS ERUPTION TO FL040 MOV NW 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 14/0135Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0606 E10526 - S0557 E10515 - S0543
E10514 - S0556 E10453 - S0609 E10525 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/0735Z SFC/FL040 S0608 E10525 - S0557
E10457 - S0542 E10520 - S0606 E10528
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/1335Z SFC/FL040 S0607 E10528 - S0542
E10525 - S0556 E10459 - S0609 E10524
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/1935Z SFC/FL040 S0609 E10523 - S0556
E10459 - S0543 E10525 - S0606 E10528
RMK: VA PARTIALLY IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY MOV NW
FROM SUMMIT. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180714/0735Z

Previous news
Friday, Jul 13, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
11 July 2018 seismographs from Krakatau, showing the incredibly intense seismicity of the volcano's strong explosive eruption (screenshot from video by Andi)
Thursday, Jul 12, 2018
Our Indonesian volcano expedition leader Andi has sent us the below video of the current seismicity of Anak Krakatau: "Krakatau is going crazy ...100 times explosion a day ... very loud could be heard untill Carita 42 km away" ... [more]
Vulcanian eruption at Krakatau on 7 July 2018 (image: Iwan from Carita via Andi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018
The explosive activity of the volcano continues and seems to be increasing with strombolian to vulcanian-style explosions from the summit crater. ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  9 Jul 2018
Monday, Jul 09, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  8 Jul 2018
Sunday, Jul 08, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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