Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)
Krakatau webcams / live data
| ReportsKrakatau volcano videosKrakatau volcano books | Tours
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.
Last earthquakes nearby
Krakatau volcano toursFrom Krakatau to Bali
(16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)A Dream Come True - World Volcano Tour
(4 weeks round-the-world trip to Hawai'i - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)Krakatau Volcano Special
(expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity)
Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL020 MOV N AT 22/1047Z.
Wednesday Aug 22, 2018 11:15 AM |
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 22 Aug 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU0300 at 11:03 UTC, 22/08/18 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/97
INFO SOURCE: VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL020 MOV N AT 22/1047Z.
OBS VA DTG: 22/1100Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/1700Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/2300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/0500Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY. VONA FOR ERUPTION TO
FL020 MOV N. ERUPTION FROM A VENT LOWER THAN VOLCANO SUMMIT.
A NEW ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED IF SITUATION CHANGES.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
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: ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Latest quakes in Greece
: Greece has a lot of earthquake activity, but most of them occur around the margin of the Aegean microplate. The Cycladic islands are located in its center and therefore seismically comparably quiet.
Try our new app!
: Volcanoes & Earthquakes - our new free App for Android shows the latest earthquakes and active volcanoes on a map and as list, as well as volcano news from all the world. You can filter the data shown in various ways, e.g. by magnitude or age of earthquakes, the distance from your location, the status of volcanoes and so on.
: Watch volcanoes live: our free interactive webcam and online data viewer tool