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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070 EST VA DTG: 02/1640Z

Tuesday Oct 02, 2018 16:45 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  2 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 2 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 16:35 UTC, 02/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181002/1640Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/203
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL070
EST VA DTG: 02/1640Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0604 E10526 - S0607 E10339 - S0710
E10403 - S0608 E10527 MOV W 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/2240Z SFC/FL070 S0604 E10526 - S0608
E10527 - S0654 E10352 - S0553 E10342
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0440Z SFC/FL070 S0604 E10526 - S0553
E10343 - S0653 E10352 - S0608 E10527
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1040Z SFC/FL070 S0604 E10527 - S0609
E10527 - S0641 E10344 - S0538 E10345
RMK: VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY,
HOWEVER ERUPTION EXPECTED TO BE ONGOING. VA SIGNAL LAST OBS
ON RGB IMAGERY EXT SW AT 02/1200Z. HEIGHT/FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 02/1610Z IMAGERY, JAKARTA 02/1200Z SOUNDING &
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181002/2240Z

Previous news
Hot spots on Krakatau suggesting the presence of lava flows and abundant hot ejecta on Anak Krakatau island (image: MODIS / Univ. Hawaii)
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018
The eruption of the volcano continues with no signs of weakening. Rather a slight increase in the number of reported explosions and the intensity of the heat signal can be noted on satellite data and the reports from the observatory on the coast who analyze the seismic data. ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  1 Oct 2018
Monday, Oct 01, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Oct 01, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 30 Sep 2018
Sunday, Sep 30, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Sep 30, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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