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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: erupting (4 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
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 TO FL160 MOV W 10KT OBS VA DTG: 08/1645Z

Saturday Sep 08, 2018 16:45 PM |

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

FVAU0300 at 16:43 UTC, 08/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180908/1643Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/117
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL160 MOV W 10KT
OBS VA DTG: 08/1645Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL160 S0605 E10527 - S0528 E10428 - S0559
E10404 - S0635 E10420 - S0608 E10527 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/2245Z SFC/FL160 S0605 E10526 - S0608
E10526 - S0638 E10424 - S0605 E10403 - S0532 E10426
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0445Z SFC/FL160 S0604 E10526 - S0553
E10414 - S0617 E10402 - S0644 E10422 - S0608 E10527
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/1045Z SFC/FL160 S0605 E10526 - S0608
E10526 - S0640 E10419 - S0619 E10358 - S0552 E10415
RMK: VA PARTIALLY VISIBLE NEAR SUMMIT HOWEVER EXTENT OF
PLUME CANNOT BE DETERMINED DUE TO WEAK VA SIGNAL AND MET
CLOUD. PLUME HEIGHT BASED ON INITIAL ERUPTION AS CANNOT
CURRENTLY DETERMINE AN ACCURATE HEIGHT. MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180908/2245Z

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