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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 OBS TO FL070 MOV SW AT 24/1300Z OBS VA DTG: 24/1330Z

Monday Sep 24, 2018 13:30 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 24 Sep 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 24 Sep 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 13:26 UTC, 24/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180924/1330Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/170
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV SW AT 24/1300Z
OBS VA DTG: 24/1330Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0602 E10527 - S0629 E10400 - S0658
E10411 - S0637 E10501 - S0609 E10530 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1930Z SFC/FL070 S0609 E10527 - S0638
E10500 - S0700 E10410 - S0630 E10358 - S0607 E10455 - S0603
E10527
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/0130Z SFC/FL070 S0603 E10527 - S0604
E10455 - S0628 E10356 - S0659 E10410 - S0637 E10502 - S0608
E10529
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/0730Z SFC/FL070 S0604 E10527 - S0610
E10528 - S0642 E10455 - S0700 E10411 - S0624 E10357 - S0604
E10455
RMK: VA SIGNAL IS DISCERNIBLE ON CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY
MOVING SW; HOTSPOT OBSERVED AT SUMMIT. HEIGHT, FORECAST
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 24/1300Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180924/1930Z

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Sunday, Sep 23, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 23 Sep 2018
Sunday, Sep 23, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 22 Sep 2018
Saturday, Sep 22, 2018
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Saturday, Sep 22, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 21 Sep 2018
Friday, Sep 21, 2018
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