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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: INTERMITTENT VA TO FL350 MOV E
Wednesday Jan 02, 2019 11:45 AM |
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 2 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 35000 ft (10700 m) altitude or flight level 350 .
The full report is as follows:
FVAU02 at 11:41 UTC, 02/01/19 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/11
INFO SOURCE: HIMARWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT VA TO
FL350 MOV E
OBS VA DTG: 02/1045Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL350 S0610 E10519 - S0621 E10554 - S0603
E10620 - S0548 E10621 - S0543 E10600 - S0556 E10519 MOV E
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 02/1645Z SFC/FL350 S0612 E10517 - S0555
E10517 - S0533 E10601 - S0539 E10624 - S0604 E10620 - S0624
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 02/2245Z SFC/FL350 S0613 E10517 - S0625
E10551 - S0603 E10619 - S0539 E10624 - S0532 E10601 - S0555
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/0445Z SFC/FL350 S0612 E10517 - S0555
E10517 - S0531 E10601 - S0539 E10625 - S0604 E10620 - S0624
RMK: REGULAR INTERMITTENT VA TO FL350 MOV E. VA TO FL400 HAS
NOW DISSIPATED. HEIGHT/FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 02/1010Z
IMAGERY, 02/0246Z VONA, JAKARTA 02/0000Z SOUNDING, HYSPLIT
AND MODEL GUIDANCE. *RE-ISSUE FOR CORRECTION TO NEXT
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190102/1345Z
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2019
Sometimes strong explosive activity seems to continue at the volcano: VAAC Darwin reported an ash plume that rose to 40,000 ft (12 km) altitude this morning as well as "regular, intermittent" emissions of volcanic ash to 35,000 ft (10 km). ...
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: ...
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