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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)
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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From Krakatau to Bali (16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)
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Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:

Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL050 EST VA DTG: 04/0200Z

Tuesday Sep 04, 2018 02:00 AM |

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

FVAU0295 at 01:54 UTC, 04/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180904/0200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/113
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL050
EST VA DTG: 04/0200Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL050 165/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0800Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1400Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/2000Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT ASH FROM
KRAKATAU HAS NOW DISSIPATED. NO FURTHER REPORTS OF NEW OR
ONGOING ERUPTION. ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Monday, Sep 03, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Aug 30, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 29 Aug 2018
Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
A strong strombolian explosion sends ash into the sky and covers the area around the eruptive vent with lava bombs (image: Galih Jati / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018
Krakatau was still putting up a great show in the past week when we had a short private Krakatau expedition from 24 to 26 August 2018. Our Indonesian volcano tour guide Galih Jati sent us some spectacular images showing Strombolian to Vulcanian type of explosive eruptions sending ash and lava bombs hundreds of meters into the air and showering the volcano’s flanks. As observed on our mid-August Krakatau Volcano Special it seems that the volcano’s activity decreased with fewer eruptions on a daily basis (about 2 every hour). Throughout our Krakatau expeditions in July and August, we observed that the volcano's activity was up to 100 explosions a day before 22 August but lowered to around 60 eruptions a day since. The latest satellite information seems to also confirm that although there is a constant moderate to high thermal anomaly above Anak Krakatau, the peaks of very high heat emission seen in late July to mid August have not been repeated recently. ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 28 Aug 2018
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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