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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:

Anak Krakatau volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): field report 12-14 July

Monday Jul 16, 2018 16:33 PM | BY: T

Krakatau on 14 July evening with a lava flow (?) on the southern flank (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Krakatau on 14 July evening with a lava flow (?) on the southern flank (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Group on the way up to approach the active cone (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Group on the way up to approach the active cone (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Strombolian explosion at Anak Krakatau (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Strombolian explosion at Anak Krakatau (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Mild to moderate strombolian activity continues at Anak Krakatau. It seems also that a lava flow is active on the upper southern flank of the cone.
Andi, our expedition leader in Indonesia returned from a volcano special tour with a small group today sent a quick report with the attached pictures:
"We cameback safely after climbed to the rim. ...
Explosion are still occurring, minor strombolian-type, ejecting basaltic fragments of lava and lapili... it has been great so far.
It's fantastic to watch from close."
Previous news
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 16 Jul 2018
Monday, Jul 16, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 15 Jul 2018
Sunday, Jul 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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