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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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 (22 Dec eruption & tsunami)
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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Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:

Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: MINOR VA OBS TO FL050 MOV W AT 15/0110Z.

Sunday Jul 15, 2018 01:45 AM |

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

FVAU0295 at 01:33 UTC, 15/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180715/0135Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/41
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR VA OBS TO FL050 MOV W AT 15/0110Z.
OBS VA DTG: 15/0135Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S0605 E10529 - S0550 E10509 - S0605
E10501 - S0612 E10510 - S0611 E10527 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0735Z SFC/FL050 S0605 E10530 - S0611
E10527 - S0612 E10505 - S0552 E10509
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1335Z SFC/FL050 S0558 E10526 - S0552
E10514 - S0612 E10509 - S0614 E10526 - S0603 E10533
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1935Z SFC/FL050 S0605 E10532 - S0614
E10526 - S0614 E10525 - S0616 E10510 - S0603 E10506 - S0556
E10519
RMK: MINOR VA OBS MOVING WEST. HOTSPOT OBSERVED AT VOLCANO.
WINDS BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE SO LOW CONFIDENCE IN
EXTENDED FORECAST. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180715/0735Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 14 Jul 2018
Saturday, Jul 14, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Jul 14, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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