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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: restless (2 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), 2019-ongoing
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 FL060 EXT SW.

Sun, 30 Sep 2018, 04:45
04:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 04:32 UTC, 30/09/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180930/0440Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/193
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL060 EXT SW.
OBS VA DTG: 30/0440Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 S0606 E10527 - S0626 E10519 - S0628
E10510 - S0618 E10507 - S0603 E10524 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/1040Z SFC/FL060 S0606 E10528 - S0626
E10518 - S0616 E10502 - S0608 E10508 - S0604 E10524
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1640Z SFC/FL060 S0606 E10528 - S0620
E10506 - S0606 E10500 - S0603 E10514 - S0603 E10524
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/2240Z SFC/FL060 S0607 E10527 - S0616
E10502 - S0601 E10500 - S0604 E10527
RMK: VA OBS ON VIS AND RGB SATELLITE IMAGERY. HEIGHT AND
MOVEMENT BASED ON MODEL WINDS AND JAKARTA 30/0000Z SOUNDING.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS IN THE AREA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20180930/1040Z

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