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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 TO FL050 LAST OBS MOV SW AT 22/0450Z OBS VA DTG: 23/0057Z

Tuesday Oct 23, 2018 01:15 AM |

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 23 Oct 2018
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 23 Oct 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU0300 at 00:58 UTC, 23/10/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181023/0057Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/278
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL050 LAST OBS MOV SW AT 22/0450Z
OBS VA DTG: 23/0057Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL050 070/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0657Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1257Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1857Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA HAS NOT BEEN IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY FOR
24 HOURS DUE TO MET CLOUD OBSCURATION. ADVISORY TERMINATED
DUE TO LACK OF VA OBS OR REPORTS. WINDS BASED ON MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Latest Sentinel-2 L1C image from 22 Oct 2018 showing the new lava flow from Anak Krakatau (image: Sentinel Hub / ESA)
Monday, Oct 22, 2018
The activity at the volcano has again picked up during the past 24 hours: explosions have increased in numbers and a new lava flow has started to descend slowly from the summit crater's southern rim. ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 22 Oct 2018
Monday, Oct 22, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Oct 22, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Vulcanian eruption at Krakatau on the evening of 13 Oct 2018 (image: Tom Pfeiffer / VolcanoDiscovery)
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
A small group of VolcanoDiscovery stayed on the island group during a Volcano Special tour from 13-19 Oct: the volcano's activity during this time fluctuated between phases of mild to strong ash venting along with occasional strombolian activity, as well as intermittent powerful vulcanian-type explosions. ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 17 Oct 2018
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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