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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: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EXT SW OBS VA DTG: 01/1040Z

Mon, 1 Oct 2018, 10:45
10:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 10:36 UTC, 01/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181001/1040Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/198
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL070 EXT SW
OBS VA DTG: 01/1040Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0606 E10529 - S0602 E10526 - S0629
E10358 - S0716 E10444 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1640Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E10528 - S0708
E10424 - S0611 E10352 - S0603 E10527
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/2240Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E10528 - S0603
E10526 - S0557 E10400 - S0656 E10412
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/0440Z SFC/FL070 S0606 E10528 - S0713
E10433 - S0626 E10359 - S0603 E10526
RMK: VA DISCERNIBLE ON CURRENT RGB AND VIS SAT IMAGERY EXT
SW. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 01/1020Z
IMAGERY, JAKARTA 01/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181001/1640Z

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