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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: erupting (4 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 W, VA TO FL300 MOV S OBS VA DTG: 06/0030Z to 45000 ft (13700 m)

Sunday Jan 06, 2019 00:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  6 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 6 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 45000 ft (13700 m) altitude or flight level 450 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 00:25 UTC, 06/01/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190106/0030Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/34
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL450 MOV W, VA TO FL300 MOV S
OBS VA DTG: 06/0030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 S0601 E10528 - S0601 E10520 - S0624
E10512 - S0631 E10534 - S0614 E10539 MOV S 10KT SFC/FL450
S0608 E10528 - S0613 E10455 - S0658 E10350 - S0635 E10331 -
S0600 E10355 - S0542 E10503 - S0604 E10530 MOV W 25KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0630Z SFC/FL300 S0603 E10520 - S0602
E10529 - S0630 E10538 - S0641 E10525 - S0635 E10510
SFC/FL450 S0606 E10529 - S0623 E10520 - S0651 E10358 - S0602
E10344 - S0543 E10515
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1230Z SFC/FL300 S0602 E10522 - S0635
E10507 - S0642 E10520 - S0634 E10534 - S0603 E10529
SFC/FL450 S0606 E10529 - S0543 E10515 - S0602 E10344 - S0651
E10358 - S0623 E10520
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1830Z SFC/FL300 S0603 E10529 - S0634
E10534 - S0642 E10521 - S0635 E10507 - S0603 E10522
SFC/FL450 S0606 E10529 - S0624 E10520 - S0651 E10358 - S0603
E10344 - S0544 E10515
RMK: INTERMITTENT VA EMISSIONS TO FL300 MOV S. DISCRETE
ERUPTIONS TO FL450 MOV W OCCURING EVERY 3-6 HRS AND
DISSIPATING QUICKLY. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8
05/2350Z IMAGERY, JAKARTA 05/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190106/0630Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  5 Jan 2019
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 45000 ft (13700 m) altitude or flight level 450 . ... [more]
Krakatoa seen this afternoon at sunset - the plume from Anak Krakatau is visible as a dark looming shadow (image: VSI webcam)
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
While activity continues at Anak Krakatau island with little changes over the past day, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) published a worrying observation: new cracks were discovered that run through the remaining island. It is feared that these could be precursory signs of new, potentially large-scale landslide events that could in turn trigger another tsunami. ... [more]
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 45000 ft (13700 m) altitude or flight level 450 . ... [more]
Large eruption column rising from Anak Krakatau volcano yesterday evening (image: Øystein Lund Andersen)
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
The volcano continues to erupt and generate large ash and steam plumes that rise to up to 45,000 ft (15 km) altitude. This indicates that the very explosive water-magma interaction continues, although recent satellite images show that the crater bay has almost filled with new deposits. ... [more]
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019
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 . ... [more]

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