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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: CONTINUOUS ERUPTION TO FL040 MOV W 5KT EST VA DTG: 15/1800Z

Sunday Jul 15, 2018 18:15 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 15 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 15 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 17:59 UTC, 15/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180715/1759Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/44
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS ERUPTION TO FL040 MOV W 5KT
EST VA DTG: 15/1800Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0605 E10528 - S0546 E10516 - S0556
E10455 - S0616 E10502 - S0609 E10527 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/0000Z SFC/FL040 S0609 E10529 - S0602
E10528 - S0550 E10505 - S0605 E10450 - S0622 E10506
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/0600Z SFC/FL040 S0607 E10529 - S0602
E10527 - S0600 E10501 - S0620 E10454 - S0627 E10513
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 16/1200Z SFC/FL040 S0608 E10528 - S0629
E10519 - S0626 E10456 - S0605 E10457 - S0602 E10526
RMK: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY HOWEVER VA
STILL EXPECTED IN THE AREA. LOW CONFIDENCE IN FORECAST
POLYGONS DUE TO LIGHT WINDS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED OFF
HIMAWARI-8, 15/1422Z VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180716/0000Z

Previous news
Sunday, Jul 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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