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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: MINOR VA OBS TO FL070 MOV N AT 02/0840Z.

Thursday Aug 02, 2018 09:15 AM |

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

FVAU0295 at 09:02 UTC, 02/08/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180802/0900Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/68
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, GROUND REPORT
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: MINOR VA OBS TO FL070 MOV N AT 02/0840Z.
OBS VA DTG: 02/0900Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0607 E10528 - S0607 E10522 - S0601
E10516 - S0555 E10521 - S0558 E10528 MOV N 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1500Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/2100Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/0300Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MINOR VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 6 HOURS. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON SAT IMAGERY,
JAKARTA 02/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180802/1500Z

Previous news
Thursday, Jul 26, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 25 Jul 2018
Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018
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Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 20 Jul 2018
Friday, Jul 20, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 19 Jul 2018
Thursday, Jul 19, 2018
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