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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 EMISSION TO FL040 EXTD WSW OBS VA DTG: 27/1000Z

Monday Aug 27, 2018 10:00 AM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 27 Aug 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 27 Aug 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 09:56 UTC, 27/08/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180827/1000Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/99
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSION TO FL040 EXTD WSW
OBS VA DTG: 27/1000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0605 E10525 - S0606 E10527 - S0623
E10518 - S0631 E10451 - S0612 E10446 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/1600Z SFC/FL040 S0604 E10525 - S0606
E10527 - S0628 E10516 - S0645 E10446 - S0611 E10437
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/2200Z SFC/FL040 S0604 E10526 - S0607
E10527 - S0635 E10449 - S0558 E10441
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/0400Z SFC/FL040 S0604 E10526 - S0607
E10527 - S0634 E10449 - S0558 E10441
RMK: VA PARTIALLY DISCERNIBLE ON CURRENT SAT IMAGERY EXTD TO
WSW. HEIGHT/MOV BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 27/0930Z IMAGERY,
JAKARTA 27/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180827/1600Z

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