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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: VA OBS TO FL050 MOV TO W AT 08/1530Z.

Monday Oct 08, 2018 16:15 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  8 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 8 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 16:03 UTC, 08/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181008/1600Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/229
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL050 MOV TO W AT 08/1530Z.
EST VA DTG: 08/1600Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL050 S0605 E10526 - S0607 E10414 - S0636
E10415 - S0608 E10526 MOV W 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/2200Z SFC/FL050 S0605 E10526 - S0608
E10526 - S0632 E10413 - S0558 E10418
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/0400Z SFC/FL050 S0607 E10526 - S0605
E10526 - S0601 E10417 - S0632 E10413
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 09/1000Z SFC/FL050 S0605 E10526 - S0607
E10526 - S0632 E10413 - S0601 E10417
RMK: VA OBS MOV TO W ON LATEST RGB SAT IMAGERY. EXTENT OF VA
OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, JAKARTA 08/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181008/2200Z

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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  5 Oct 2018
Friday, Oct 05, 2018
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