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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
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| 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 REPORTED TO FL040 AT 23/1700Z OBS VA DTG: 23/1730Z
Thursday Aug 23, 2018 17:45 PM |
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 23 Aug 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU0300 at 17:30 UTC, 23/08/18 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/98
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL040 AT 23/1700Z
OBS VA DTG: 23/1730Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/2330Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/0530Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1130Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA 23/1700Z RECEIVED REPORTING ERUPTION TO FL040 MOV
NE. VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT IMAGERY. ADVISORY WILL BE
RE-ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
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: read all
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