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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)
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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Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:

Krakatau volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION TO FL550 OBS MOV TO SW.

Sunday Dec 23, 2018 00:30 AM |

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

FVAU02 at 00:28 UTC, 23/12/18 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20181223/0025Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/352
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION TO FL550 OBS MOV TO SW.
OBS VA DTG: 23/0025Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL550 S0553 E10528 - S0628 E10547 - S0725
E10456 - S0735 E10312 - S0657 E10223 - S0549 E10501 MOV SW
20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0625Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1225Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/1825Z NOT AVBL
RMK: POSSIBLE HIGH LEVEL ERUPTION OBSERVED ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY. AWAITING CONFIRMATION FROM GROUND. A FOLLOW UP
ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20181223/0045Z

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