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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: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL040 MOV W 5KT OBS VA DTG: 11/0945Z

Saturday Aug 11, 2018 10:00 AM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 11 Aug 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 11 Aug 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 09:44 UTC, 11/08/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180811/0945Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/80
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL040 MOV W 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 11/0945Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0607 E10526 - S0609 E10524 - S0611
E10517 - S0609 E10514 - S0607 E10517 - S0604 E10525 MOV W
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 11/1545Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/2145Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 12/0345Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE VA EMISSION OBSERVED ON RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY
AT 11/0900UTC. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. HEIGHT
AND MOVEMENT BASED OFF HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180811/1545Z

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