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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: CONTINOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL040 EXT TO NW OBS VA DTG: 06/0450Z

Tuesday Nov 06, 2018 05:00 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 04:52 UTC, 06/11/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181106/0450Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/297
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINOUS VA EMISSIONS TO FL040 EXT TO NW
OBS VA DTG: 06/0450Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0608 E10525 - S0602 E10515 - S0558
E10519 - S0606 E10527 MOV NW 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1050Z SFC/FL040 S0602 E10513 - S0556
E10519 - S0605 E10527 - S0608 E10525
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1650Z SFC/FL040 S0602 E10512 - S0554
E10519 - S0605 E10527 - S0608 E10525
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/2250Z SFC/FL040 S0602 E10511 - S0553
E10518 - S0605 E10527 - S0608 E10525
RMK: VA IDENTIFIABLE IN VIS IMAGERY MOV NW SUPPORTED BY
CVGHM GROUND REPORTS. HEIGHT EXTRAPOLATED FROM CVGHM GROUND
REPORT AND MODEL DATA.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181106/1050Z

Previous news
Vulcanian eruption with lightning at Krakatau (image: Martin Rietze / www.mrietze.com)
Monday, Oct 29, 2018
The activity at the volcano remains intense, characterized by intermittent strong vulcanian explosions showering the cone with incandescent material. VAAC Darwin regularly reports ash plumes reaching 2-3 km altitude. ... [more]
Sunday, Oct 28, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018
Some spectacular shots of vulcanian explosions close-up, by expedition leader Galih. [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 25 Oct 2018
Thursday, Oct 25, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 24 Oct 2018
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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