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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: ONGOING DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL080 EST VA DTG: 17/2200Z

Wednesday Oct 17, 2018 22:00 PM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 17 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 17 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0295 at 21:57 UTC, 17/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181017/2200Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/267
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING DISCRETE VA EMISSIONS TO FL080
EST VA DTG: 17/2200Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0602 E10527 - S0558 E10450 - S0620
E10438 - S0639 E10500 - S0614 E10531 MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0400Z SFC/FL080 S0602 E10527 - S0613
E10531 - S0639 E10500 - S0620 E10438 - S0558 E10450
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/1000Z SFC/FL080 S0602 E10527 - S0558
E10450 - S0632 E10439 - S0643 E10514 - S0614 E10531
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1600Z SFC/FL080 S0604 E10529 - S0651
E10525 - S0637 E10443 - S0602 E10510
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD. VA LAST OBS AT 17/0930Z MOV SW.
HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 17/2130Z IMAGERY AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181018/0400Z

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Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 15 Oct 2018
Monday, Oct 15, 2018
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Monday, Oct 15, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 14 Oct 2018
Sunday, Oct 14, 2018
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Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 13 Oct 2018
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018
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