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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: restless (2 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), 2019-ongoing
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 tours
From Krakatau to Bali (16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)
Dream Come True - World Volcano Tour (4-week round-the-world trip to Hawaii - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)
Krakatau Volcano Special (expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity)

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Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

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
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181109/1000Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
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
SFC/FL030 180/10KT
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

Previous news
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2018
Sentinel-2 L1C image from 4 Nov 2018 showing lava in the summit crater of Anak Krakatau (image: Sentinel Hub / ESA)
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
Vulcanian eruption with lightning at Krakatau (image: Martin Rietze / www.mrietze.com)
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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