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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 VA EMISSION OBS TO FL050 AT 16/0930Z

Monday Jul 16, 2018 10:15 AM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 16 Jul 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 16 Jul 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 10:12 UTC, 16/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180716/1015Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/47
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION OBS TO FL050 AT
16/0930Z
OBS VA DTG: 16/1015Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S0605 E10526 - S0615 E10527 - S0624
E10502 - S0606 E10446 - S0547 E10457 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1615Z SFC/FL050 S0606 E10529 - S0634
E10526 - S0640 E10440 - S0559 E10430 - S0603 E10525
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 16/2215Z SFC/FL050 S0603 E10525 - S0606
E10528 - S0640 E10518 - S0632 E10439 - S0607 E10438
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0415Z SFC/FL050 S0606 E10528 - S0640
E10518 - S0632 E10439 - S0607 E10438 - S0603 E10525
RMK: CONTINUOUS WEAK VA EMISSION CLEARLY OBS ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY AT 16/0930Z EXT W AND S OF VOLCANO. LOW CONFIDENCE
IN FCST POLYGONS DUE TO LIGHT AND VRB WINDS. HEIGHT/MOV
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 16/0930Z IMAGERY, JAKARTA 16/0000Z
SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180716/1615Z

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