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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: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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 (22 Dec eruption & tsunami)
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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Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:

Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL120 EXT N, VA TO FL080 EXT W.

Saturday Sep 22, 2018 19:30 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 22 Sep 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 22 Sep 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 19:27 UTC, 22/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180922/1930Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/163
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL120 EXT N, VA TO FL080 EXT W.
EST VA DTG: 22/1930Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0609 E10526 - S0605 E10528 - S0524
E10446 - S0538 E10406 - S0614 E10420 MOV W 10KT SFC/FL120
S0609 E10523 - S0609 E10528 - S0531 E10550 - S0517 E10528 -
S0527 E10505 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0130Z SFC/FL080 S0605 E10528 - S0609
E10527 - S0606 E10418 - S0526 E10414 - S0521 E10453
SFC/FL120 S0609 E10523 - S0609 E10527 - S0531 E10550 - S0517
E10529 - S0526 E10505
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/0730Z SFC/FL080 S0608 E10527 - S0604
E10528 - S0521 E10453 - S0527 E10414 - S0606 E10418
SFC/FL120 S0608 E10527 - S0531 E10550 - S0517 E10527 - S0527
E10506 - S0608 E10523
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1330Z SFC/FL080 S0608 E10527 - S0606
E10418 - S0527 E10413 - S0521 E10453 - S0605 E10528
SFC/FL120 S0608 E10523 - S0527 E10506 - S0518 E10528 - S0531
E10550 - S0608 E10527
RMK: VA INDISCERNIBLE ON CURRENT SAT IMAGERY DUE TO PRESENCE
OF MET CLOUD AND DARKNESS, HOWEVER DIFFUSE VA STILL EXPECTED
IN AREA. VA TO FL120 EXT N AND VA TO FL080 EXT W LAST OBS AT
22/1730Z. HEIGHT/FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180923/0130Z

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