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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 FL050, WITH SECONDARY ERUPTION TO FL120 OBS AT 22/0400Z

Saturday Sep 22, 2018 05:15 AM |

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

FVAU0295 at 05:01 UTC, 22/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180922/0500Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/158
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL050, WITH SECONDARY ERUPTION TO
FL120 OBS AT 22/0400Z
EST VA DTG: 22/0500Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S0606 E10527 - S0604 E10525 - S0633
E10435 - S0646 E10449 - S0627 E10507 MOV SW 10KT SFC/FL120
S0607 E10526 - S0611 E10520 - S0609 E10514 - S0604 E10515 -
S0604 E10526 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 22/1100Z SFC/FL120 S0605 E10527 - S0608
E10527 - S0644 E10440 - S0614 E10401 - S0545 E10440
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 22/1700Z SFC/FL120 S0605 E10527 - S0539
E10514 - S0535 E10410 - S0621 E10403 - S0608 E10526
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/2300Z SFC/FL120 S0605 E10527 - S0608
E10526 - S0627 E10436 - S0607 E10417 - S0539 E10451
RMK: VA IN CONTINUOUS PLUME TO SW TO FL050, WITH HIGHER
ERUPTION TO FL120 MOV W. ERUPTION APPEARS TO BE ONGOING.
HEIGHT OF SECONDARY ERUPTION BASED ON IR TEMP OF 5C. HEIGHT
AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180922/1100Z

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