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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: ONGOING VA MOV E TO FL060. LAST OBS 06/0140Z.

Monday Aug 06, 2018 02:15 AM |

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

FVAU0295 at 02:02 UTC, 06/08/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180806/0202Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/74
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA MOV E TO FL060. LAST OBS
06/0140Z.
OBS VA DTG: 06/0202Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0602 E10522 - S0553 E10603 - S0617
E10602 - S0640 E10547 - S0608 E10520 MOV E 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0802Z SFC/FL060 S0602 E10522 - S0552
E10603 - S0624 E10559 - S0643 E10540 - S0609 E10520
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1402Z SFC/FL060 S0602 E10522 - S0557
E10603 - S0624 E10559 - S0642 E10541 - S0609 E10520
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/2002Z SFC/FL060 S0602 E10523 - S0604
E10601 - S0622 E10559 - S0648 E10532 - S0606 E10520
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON VISIBLE AND RGB SATELLITE IMAGE.
EMISSION APPEARS ONGOING. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8, 05/0000Z JAKARTA SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180806/0802Z

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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 25 Jul 2018
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