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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), 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 news & eruption updates:

Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL030 REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVERS OBS VA DTG: 23/2345Z

Friday Nov 23, 2018 23:45 PM |

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

FVAU01 at 23:42 UTC, 23/11/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181123/2345Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/338
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL030 REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVERS
OBS VA DTG: 23/2345Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL030 160/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0545Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1145Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1745Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 300M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO OBSCURATION BY MET
CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Friday, Nov 23, 2018
New lava flow on the southern flank of Anak Krakatau on 19 Nov evening (image: Tom Pfeiffer / VolcanoDiscovery)
During our latest visit to the volcano from 19-23 Nov, we observed intense strombolian to vulcanian activity with strong ash emissions as well as an active lava flow. As of now, the volcano has calmed down to very low levels of activity during the past two days, after an intense phase during 17-19 November. ... read all
Monday, Nov 19, 2018
Lava flow and possible lava fountaining from Anak Krakatau last night seen from the observatory's webcam near Carita
The activity of the volcano has increased yesterday. Available data suggest it might have had a so-called paroxysm, a temporary strong peak of activity including possibly lava fountaining and lava flow emission. ... read all

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