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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 FL450 MOV WSW, VA TO FL300 MOV E AND SE to 30000 ft (9100 m)

Saturday Jan 05, 2019 04:30 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 30000 ft (9100 m) altitude or flight level 300 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 04:19 UTC, 05/01/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190105/0430Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/30
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL450 MOV WSW, VA TO FL300 MOV E AND
SE
OBS VA DTG: 05/0430Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 S0607 E10519 - S0625 E10515 - S0636
E10534 - S0623 E10553 - S0602 E10551 - S0554 E10539 MOV SE
10KT SFC/FL450 S0612 E10528 - S0554 E10540 - S0542 E10519 -
S0602 E10420 - S0637 E10344 - S0640 E10450 - S0625 E10516
MOV SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1030Z SFC/FL300 S0606 E10519 - S0543
E10534 - S0553 E10553 - S0623 E10554 - S0637 E10535 - S0630
E10519 SFC/FL450 S0602 E10535 - S0542 E10534 - S0537 E10504
- S0550 E10407 - S0636 E10305 - S0656 E10359 - S0644 E10443
- S0630 E10519
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1630Z SFC/FL300 S0607 E10519 - S0637
E10524 - S0621 E10553 - S0554 E10552 - S0600 E10523
SFC/FL450 S0602 E10532 - S0554 E10524 - S0602 E10439 - S0634
E10426 - S0631 E10521
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/2230Z SFC/FL300 S0601 E10525 - S0555
E10552 - S0622 E10552 - S0638 E10521 - S0605 E10519
SFC/FL450 S0602 E10532 - S0632 E10521 - S0635 E10424 - S0603
E10438 - S0554 E10524
RMK: REGULAR VA EMISSIONS TO FL300 MOV E & SE. DISCRETE
ERUPTIONS TO FL450 MOV WSW OCCURING EVERY 3-6 HRS,
DISSIPATING QUICKLY. THIS BEHAVIOUR HAS PERSISTED FOR OVER
48 HRS. HEIGHT/FCST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, JAKARTA
05/0000Z SOUNDING & MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190105/1030Z

Previous news
Friday, Jan 04, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  4 Jan 2019
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]
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]

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