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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 TO FL050 OBS MOV W AT 19/0010Z.

Thursday Jul 19, 2018 01:00 AM |

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

FVAU0295 at 00:57 UTC, 19/07/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180719/0100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/55
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL050 OBS MOV W AT
19/0010Z.
OBS VA DTG: 19/0100Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S0608 E10527 - S0603 E10527 - S0551
E10516 - S0554 E10502 - S0608 E10502 - S0610 E10518 MOV W
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 19/0700Z SFC/FL050 S0606 E10527 - S0622
E10515 - S0615 E10501 - S0605 E10507 - S0601 E10519 - S0603
E10526
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/1300Z SFC/FL050 S0604 E10527 - S0603
E10524 - S0605 E10503 - S0622 E10507 - S0620 E10528
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1900Z SFC/FL050 S0605 E10527 - S0619
E10531 - S0621 E10514 - S0608 E10506 - S0607 E10506 - S0603
E10524
RMK: VA IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY, POSSIBLE PARTIAL
OBSCURATION DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180719/0700Z

Previous news
Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Jul 16, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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