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Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
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| ReportsKrakatau volcano videosKrakatau volcano books | ToursKrakatau 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.Last earthquakes nearby
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Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION WITH VA TO FL030 AT 04/0315Z OBS VA DTG: 04/0355Z
Tuesday Dec 04, 2018 04:00 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU04 at 03:53 UTC, 04/12/18 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/343
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION WITH VA TO FL030 AT 04/0315Z
OBS VA DTG: 04/0355Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0955Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/1555Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/2155Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 04/0315Z REPORTING ERUPTION TO 500M
ABOVE LOWER VENT. VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SAT IMAGERY DUE TO
OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD. ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF NEW
INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Friday, Nov 23, 2018
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. ...
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