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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: CONTINUOUS EMISSION TO FL050 OBS VA DTG: 13/0030Z

Thursday Sep 13, 2018 00:30 AM |

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

FVAU0300 at 00:25 UTC, 13/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180913/0030Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/135
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSION TO FL050
OBS VA DTG: 13/0030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S0609 E10527 - S0604 E10528 - S0535
E10459 - S0555 E10430 - S0630 E10440 MOV W 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0630Z SFC/FL050 S0606 E10529 - S0610
E10525 - S0617 E10431 - S0531 E10433 - S0524 E10532
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1230Z SFC/FL050 S0608 E10527 - S0528
E10555 - S0513 E10516 - S0543 E10447 - S0609 E10523
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1830Z SFC/FL050 S0608 E10522 - S0512
E10511 - S0521 E10602 - S0609 E10527
RMK: VA CURRENTLY UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
MET CLOUD. HEIGHT/MOVEMENT BASED ON HIAMWARI-8 IMAGERY,
JAKARTA 12/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180913/0630Z

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