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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
(3 out of 5)Krakatau webcams / live data
| 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: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL040 LAST OBS AT 01/0820Z MOV E
Tuesday Jan 01, 2019 23:00 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU02 at 22:55 UTC, 01/01/19 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/4
INFO SOURCE: HIMARWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL040 LAST OBS AT
01/0820Z MOV E
EST VA DTG: 01/2300Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL040 S0608 E10523 - S0603 E10523 - S0541
E10616 - S0616 E10618 MOV E 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/0500Z SFC/FL040 S0607 E10523 - S0603
E10523 - S0541 E10617 - S0616 E10618 - S0608 E10523
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/1100Z SFC/FL040 S0608 E10523 - S0616
E10618 - S0542 E10615 - S0603 E10523
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/1700Z SFC/FL040 S0608 E10523 - S0603
E10523 - S0541 E10616 - S0616 E10618
RMK: CONTINUOUS VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON LATEST SATELLITE
IMAGERY DUE TO OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT AND FORECAST
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, 01/0750Z VONA AND MODEL
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190102/0500Z
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018
A new high-resolution satellite image taken yesterday allows an update on the dramatic effects the 22 Dec collapse has had on Anak Krakatau island: ...
Sunday, Dec 30, 2018
On 17 Oct, explosions were particularly violent at Anak Krakatau. We show a series of images of a spectacular explosion captured from close range by boat. 2 months later, the cone of Anak Krakatau collapsed into the sea on the evening of 22 Dec 2018, triggering a catastrophic tsunami (more info)
Saturday, Dec 29, 2018
The activity at the volcano continues at reduced rate. Steam explosions have been more intermittent and smaller during the past 2 days, generating plumes that rose a few hundred meters only. ...
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