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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: erupting (4 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
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 EMISSIONS OBS TO FL070 EST VA DTG: 05/2210Z

Friday Oct 05, 2018 22:15 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  5 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 5 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 22:05 UTC, 05/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181005/2210Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/218
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSIONS OBS TO FL070
EST VA DTG: 05/2210Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL070 S0607 E10526 - S0605 E10526 - S0600
E10429 - S0636 E10438 MOV SW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0410Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E10526 - S0639
E10430 - S0600 E10419 - S0605 E10526
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1010Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E10526 - S0605
E10526 - S0555 E10426 - S0628 E10427
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1610Z SFC/FL070 S0607 E10526 - S0638
E10429 - S0559 E10423 - S0605 E10526
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
MET CLOUD AND DARKNESS, HOWEVER STILL EXPECTED IN AREA.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, SOEKARNO
05/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181006/0410Z

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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  3 Oct 2018
Wednesday, Oct 03, 2018
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Wednesday, Oct 03, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  2 Oct 2018
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018
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