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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), 2019-ongoing
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: VA TO FL040 EXT NE OBS VA DTG: 17/0610Z

Friday Aug 17, 2018 06:15 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 06:02 UTC, 17/08/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180817/0602Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/88
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL040 EXT NE
OBS VA DTG: 17/0610Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0608 E10527 - S0606 E10522 - S0549
E10531 - S0553 E10540 MOV NE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 17/1210Z SFC/FL040 S0608 E10526 - S0606
E10522 - S0549 E10529 - S0553 E10542
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/1810Z SFC/FL040 S0608 E10526 - S0606
E10523 - S0548 E10525 - S0553 E10539
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/0010Z SFC/FL040 S0607 E10524 - S0550
E10516 - S0548 E10529 - S0607 E10528
RMK: VA VISIBLE ON RGB AND VIS SAT IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT AND
FORECAST MOVEMENT BASED ON SOEKARNO 17/0000Z SOUNDING,
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180817/1210Z

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