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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 ERUPTION TO FL080 LAST OBS AT 12/0830Z

Friday Oct 12, 2018 10:15 AM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 12 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 12 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 10:02 UTC, 12/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181012/1000Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/244
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA ERUPTION TO FL080 LAST OBS
AT 12/0830Z
OBS VA DTG: 12/1000Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0604 E10526 - S0632 E10405 - S0717
E10446 - S0607 E10529 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 12/1600Z SFC/FL080 S0609 E10528 - S0641
E10424 - S0553 E10403 - S0533 E10447 - S0601 E10528
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 12/2200Z SFC/FL080 S0610 E10526 - S0608
E10530 - S0532 E10529 - S0528 E10457 - S0540 E10432 - S0612
E10442
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/0400Z SFC/FL080 S0609 E10528 - S0609
E10520 - S0537 E10451 - S0521 E10517 - S0535 E10546
RMK: VA NOT DISCERNIBLE DUE TO OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181012/1600Z

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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 10 Oct 2018
Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018
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Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  9 Oct 2018
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