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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 WEAK EMISSIONS TO FL040 LAST OBS 16/1550Z.

Monday Jul 16, 2018 22:15 PM |

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

FVAU0295 at 22:13 UTC, 16/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180716/2215Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/49
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS WEAK EMISSIONS TO FL040 LAST
OBS 16/1550Z.
OBS VA DTG: 16/2215Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0606 E10529 - S0647 E10523 - S0625
E10438 - S0600 E10448 - S0602 E10526 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/0415Z SFC/FL040 S0602 E10526 - S0605
E10530 - S0645 E10532 - S0647 E10515 - S0633 E10446 - S0603
E10510
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1015Z SFC/FL040 S0600 E10538 - S0555
E10512 - S0616 E10506 - S0618 E10537
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1615Z SFC/FL040 S0615 E10538 - S0612
E10510 - S0552 E10513 - S0554 E10541
RMK: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO WEAK
PLUME AND MET CLOUD. CONTINUOUS WEAK VA EMISSION, HOWEVER
WEAK VA EMISSION EXPECTED IN AREA. HEIGHT/MOV BASED ON
EARLIER HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, JAKARTA 16/1200Z SOUNDING,
16/1145Z VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180717/0415Z

Previous news
Krakatau on 14 July evening with a lava flow (?) on the southern flank (image: Andi Rosadi / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Monday, Jul 16, 2018
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. ... [more]
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]
 

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