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Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
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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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(expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity)
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Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: UNKNOWN OBS VA DTG: 09/1000Z
Friday Nov 09, 2018 10:15 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU03 at 10:00 UTC, 09/11/18 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/1
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: UNKNOWN
OBS VA DTG: 09/1000Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1600Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/2200Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/0400Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA FOR VA TO FL030 MOV TO THE NORTH AT 09/0938Z. VA
NOT IDENTIFIABLE TO OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND
WINDS BASED ON VOONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL BE
RE-ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2018
The volcano continues to erupt. It is however difficult to say what the activity exactly looks like at the moment: ... read all
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. ... read all
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