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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 TO SW AT 05/0340Z.

Friday Oct 05, 2018 04:15 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 04:10 UTC, 05/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181005/0410Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/215
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL070 MOV TO SW AT 05/0340Z.
OBS VA DTG: 05/0410Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0608 E10527 - S0604 E10527 - S0605
E10516 - S0617 E10426 - S0642 E10451 - S0614 E10519 MOV SW
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1010Z SFC/FL070 S0604 E10527 - S0608
E10528 - S0702 E10435 - S0603 E10414
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1610Z SFC/FL070 S0608 E10527 - S0603
E10526 - S0552 E10412 - S0649 E10428
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/2210Z SFC/FL070 S0608 E10528 - S0645
E10423 - S0545 E10411 - S0602 E10525
RMK: VA OBS MOV TO SW ON LATEST VIS SAT IMAGERY. EXTENT OF
VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, SOEKARNO 05/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181005/1010Z

Previous news
Thursday, Oct 04, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  3 Oct 2018
Wednesday, Oct 03, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 03, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  2 Oct 2018
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]
 

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