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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 ERUPTION TO FL060 EXT W OBS VA DTG: 16/1310Z

Sunday Sep 16, 2018 13:15 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 16 Sep 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 16 Sep 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 13:06 UTC, 16/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180916/1306Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/137
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS ERUPTION TO FL060 EXT W
OBS VA DTG: 16/1310Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0607 E10526 - S0609 E10509 - S0623
E10436 - S0550 E10436 - S0602 E10504 - S0605 E10526 MOV W
15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/1910Z SFC/FL060 S0605 E10526 - S0607
E10526 - S0623 E10436 - S0551 E10436
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0110Z SFC/FL060 S0605 E10526 - S0608
E10526 - S0620 E10436 - S0546 E10437
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/0710Z SFC/FL060 S0605 E10526 - S0608
E10526 - S0621 E10435 - S0550 E10436
RMK: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS CLEARLY OBSERVED ON RGB IMAGERY
NEAR SUMMIT AT 16/1300Z. HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8, SOEKARNO 16/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180916/1910Z

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