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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 FL400 MOV SW, VA TO FL250 MOV ENE OBS VA DTG: 04/0950Z to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Friday Jan 04, 2019 10:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  4 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 4 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 09:44 UTC, 04/01/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190104/0950Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/26
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL400 MOV SW, VA TO FL250 MOV ENE
OBS VA DTG: 04/0950Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL250 S0609 E10523 - S0619 E10556 - S0601
E10603 - S0545 E10552 - S0603 E10521 MOV E 10KT SFC/FL400
S0600 E10527 - S0603 E10456 - S0619 E10443 - S0628 E10511 -
S0607 E10532 MOV SW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/1550Z SFC/FL250 S0607 E10521 - S0603
E10521 - S0549 E10553 - S0609 E10601 - S0627 E10549
SFC/FL400 S0608 E10531 - S0559 E10528 - S0558 E10448 - S0626
E10434 - S0633 E10518
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/2150Z SFC/FL250 S0607 E10520 - S0630
E10548 - S0617 E10601 - S0554 E10558 - S0602 E10522
SFC/FL400 S0607 E10532 - S0559 E10528 - S0558 E10448 - S0626
E10434 - S0633 E10518
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/0350Z SFC/FL250 S0607 E10520 - S0602
E10521 - S0555 E10558 - S0616 E10601 - S0630 E10548
SFC/FL400 S0608 E10531 - S0633 E10518 - S0626 E10434 - S0559
E10448 - S0558 E10527
RMK: REGULAR VA EMISSIONS TO FL250 MOV ENE. DISCRETE
ERUPTIONS TO FL400 MOV SW OCCURING EVERY 3-6 HOURS AND
DISSIPATING QUICKLY. HEIGHT/FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
04/0920Z IMAGERY, JAKARTA 04/0000Z SOUNDING AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190104/1250Z

Previous news
Eruptions from Anak Krakatoa seen on the volcano observatory's webcam this afternoon
Friday, Jan 04, 2019
The eruptive phase continues with little changes. Steam explosions from the now submerged vent at Anak Krakatau volcano can be seen from the coast. ... [more]
Friday, Jan 04, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 . ... [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 38000 ft (11600 m) altitude or flight level 380 . ... [more]
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]

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