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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: VA TO FL380 MOV NE. VA TO FL450 MOV SW. to 38000 ft (11600 m)

Thursday Jan 03, 2019 19:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 38000 ft (11600 m) altitude or flight level 380 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 18:58 UTC, 03/01/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190103/1900Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/20
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL380 MOV NE. VA TO FL450 MOV SW.
OBS VA DTG: 03/1900Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL380 S0612 E10520 - S0611 E10548 - S0600
E10612 - S0541 E10547 - S0604 E10517 MOV NE 10KT SFC/FL450
S0608 E10531 - S0623 E10506 - S0606 E10459 - S0559 E10527
MOV SW 40KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0100Z SFC/FL380 S0612 E10519 - S0558
E10515 - S0538 E10536 - S0515 E10622 - S0545 E10638 - S0612
E10546 SFC/FL450 S0609 E10532 - S0752 E10307 - S0640 E10220
- S0552 E10411 - S0554 E10527
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/0700Z SFC/FL380 S0611 E10518 - S0611
E10549 - S0544 E10639 - S0515 E10623 - S0537 E10534 - S0559
E10515 SFC/FL450 S0610 E10534 - S0553 E10527 - S0552 E10410
- S0639 E10219 - S0752 E10307
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/1300Z SFC/FL380 S0611 E10520 - S0600
E10515 - S0538 E10535 - S0515 E10623 - S0546 E10638 - S0613
E10548 SFC/FL450 S0609 E10535 - S0757 E10312 - S0645 E10223
- S0555 E10413 - S0555 E10527
RMK: REGULAR DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL380 EXT NE WITH
OCCASIONAL VA TO FL450 EXT SW. LASTEST ERUPTION TO FL450
OBSERVED AT 03/1730Z. FORECAST BASED OFF MODEL GUIDANCE AND
BEHAVIOUR OF SIMILAR ERUPTIONS OVER THE LAST TWO DAYS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190104/0100Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  3 Jan 2019
Thursday, Jan 03, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 38000 ft (11600 m) altitude or flight level 380 . ... [more]
Interpretation of the recent changes on Anak Krakatau by comparing several satellite images (source: Dongeng Geologi)
Thursday, Jan 03, 2019
The attached image compares several detailed satellite images taken before, immediately after the tsunami on 22 Dec 2018 as well two and five days later, and gives an interpretation of what caused the tsunami (= a collapse of the western lava benches). ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 03, 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 . ... [more]
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Surtseyan explosion at Anak Krakatau yesterday (image: Doni Janskulo)
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2019
Here are some of the most terrifying explosions on Anak Krakatau recently filmed. Our correspondent Doni Janskulo from Kalianda, Lampung, took advantage of very clear views yesterday and managed to take some of the most extraordinary and dramatic footage yet of the explosions on collapsed Anak Krakatau island. ... [more]

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