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Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)Krakatau webcams / live data
| ReportsKrakatau volcano videosKrakatau volcano books | ToursKrakatau 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-ongoingTypical eruption style:
Explosive. Construction of a cinder cone island (Anak Krakatau) inside the caldera formed by the 1883 eruption. Frequent strombolian activity.Last earthquakes nearby
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Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL040 MOV NW 5KT OBS VA DTG: 18/0010Z
Saturday Aug 18, 2018 00:15 AM |
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 18 Aug 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU0300 at 00:10 UTC, 18/08/18 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/91
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL040 MOV NW 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 18/0010Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0607 E10526 - S0555 E10527 - S0552
E10520 - S0558 E10516 - S0607 E10524 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0610Z SFC/FL040 S0607 E10526 - S0606
E10506 - S0551 E10509 - S0551 E10526 - S0606 E10527
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1210Z SFC/FL040 S0607 E10526 - S0605
E10526 - S0551 E10520 - S0558 E10505 - S0614 E10511
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1810Z SFC/FL040 S0607 E10526 - S0614
E10511 - S0558 E10505 - S0551 E10520 - S0605 E10526
RMK: VA VISIBLE ON RGB AND VIS17/2340Z SAT IMAGERY. VA
HEIGHT AND FORECAST MOVEMENT BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180818/0610Z
Friday, Aug 17, 2018
The activity at the volcano has been intense during the past week. Our expedition leader just returned from our Volcano Special expedition
last week with a few lucky clients and reported: ...
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