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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 OBS TO FL050 MOV W AT 09/0600Z.

Sunday Sep 09, 2018 06:45 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 06:38 UTC, 09/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180909/0635Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/120
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL050 MOV W AT 09/0600Z.
OBS VA DTG: 09/0635Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S0607 E10528 - S0603 E10526 - S0557
E10406 - S0627 E10405 - S0616 E10507 MOV W 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1235Z SFC/FL050 S0603 E10526 - S0600
E10406 - S0635 E10404 - S0609 E10528
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1835Z SFC/FL050 S0603 E10526 - S0557
E10406 - S0628 E10404 - S0609 E10528
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/0035Z SFC/FL050 S0603 E10526 - S0608
E10528 - S0627 E10404 - S0557 E10406
RMK: CONTINUOUS VA OBS ON SAT IMAGERY MOV W; HOWEVER, EXTENT
OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
SAT IMAGERY, JAKARTA 09/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180909/1235Z

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